China: Earthquake in Xinjiang Region - Jun 2012

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More than 155,000 people had been affected after a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on 30 Jun 2012. The number of injured people climbed to 52 and 48,000 people had been evacuated. The quakes also tore down 7,500 houses and damaged another 64,000 houses. (Xinhua, 01 Jul 2012)

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