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Sorrow in the air after NW China landslide

2010-08-10 01:46:38 GMT2010-08-10 09:46:38 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People mourn their missing relatives in the landslide-hit Zhouqu County of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province August 8, 2010. Rescuers armed mostly with shovels, hoes and rope continued to search for survivors two days after a landslide leveled this county in Gansu province. The death toll from the disaster rose to 337, with 1,148 others still missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

A woman cries before the debries of her house in the landslide-hit Zhouqu County of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province August 9, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Women mourn their missing relatives in the landslide-hit Zhouqu County of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province August 9, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

People mourn their missing relatives in the landslide-hit Zhouqu County of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province August 8, 2010.

Rescuers armed mostly with shovels, hoes and rope continued to search for survivors two days after a landslide leveled this county in Gansu province.

The death toll from the disaster rose to 337, with 1,148 others still missing.

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