Rescuers Aid Injured in Deadly China Earthquake

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Image: A Chinese rescuer carries a baby after an earthquake hit an area in southwest China.
A Chinese rescuer carries a baby after an earthquake hit an area of Ludian county in Zhaotong in southwest China's Yunnan province on Aug. 3, 2014.AFP - Getty Images

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A magnitude-6.1 earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.

About 12,000 homes collapsed in Ludian, a densely populated county located around 277 miles northeast of Yunnan's capital, Kunming, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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A magnitude 6.5 earthquake destroyed houses after it hit Ludian county, Yunnan province, on Aug. 3, 2014.CHINA DAILY / Reuters

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