Updated: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 01:45:00 GMT
China sends troops to help with earthquake relief

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake kills hundreds and destroys thousands of home in Yunnan province



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Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands more injured after a strong earthquake in struck in the Yunnan province in southwest China.
Over 2,500 troops have been sent to help with the rescue effort in the region and to try to bring some relief to those injured and now left homeless.
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