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China > Mainland > Rain triggers mudslides in NW China

Heartbreaking photos of Zhouqu County mudslide

2010-08-10 05:40:47 GMT2010-08-10 13:40:47 (Beijing Time)  Global Times

Residents walk along a road covered by rocks and mud near a collapsed building after a mudslide triggered by heavy rains hit Zhouqu County, in northwest China's Gansu Province, August 9, 2010. The death toll has reached 337, with 1,148 people still missing.

A watch marks the exact time of the tragedy (1:40).

Photo of a mud-covered foot around the debris on August 9.

A family mourns their lost relatives in the landslide-hit Zhouqu County of Ganan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province August 9, 2010.

A man holds a family photograph as he waits for information on his wife.

A mudslide triggered by heavy rains hit Zhouqu County, in northwest China's Gansu Province, August 9, 2010. The death toll has reached 337, with 1,148 people still missing.

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