Wed, December 09, 2009
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Earth surface sinks in C China's Hunan Province

2009-12-09 13:28:58 GMT2009-12-09 21:28:58 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2009 shows a split road in Guoguang Village of Baiguo Township in Hengshan County, central China's Hunan Province. The earth surface of some 150 mu (10 hectares) sank since Nov. 28, 2009, with 32 houses destroyed and 145 people affected. (Xinhua/Ming Xing)

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2009 shows a split wall of a house in Guoguang Village of Baiguo Township in Hengshan County, central China's Hunan Province. The earth surface of some 150 mu (10 hectares) sank since Nov. 28, 2009, with 32 houses destroyed and 145 people affected. (Xinhua/Ming Xing)

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2009 shows a split wall of a house in Guoguang Village of Baiguo Township in Hengshan County, central China's Hunan Province. The earth surface of some 150 mu (10 hectares) sank since Nov. 28, 2009, with 32 houses destroyed and 145 people affected. (Xinhua/Ming Xing)

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2009 shows a destroyed house in Guoguang Village of Baiguo Township in Hengshan county, central China's Hunan Province. The earth surface of some 150 mu (10 hectares) sank since Nov. 28, 2009, with 32 houses destroyed and 145 people affected. (Xinhua/Ming Xing)

Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2009 shows a split road in Guoguang Village of Baiguo Township in Hengshan County, central China's Hunan Province. The earth surface of some 150 mu (10 hectares) sank since Nov. 28, 2009, with 32 houses destroyed and 145 people affected.

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