Wed, August 10, 2011
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40,000 people affected in southwest China earthquake

2011-08-10 07:22:59 GMT2011-08-10 15:22:59(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Local villager Xu Zhihui crouches on the debris of a collapsed wall in her house after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Firefighters examine the damage situation after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Local villager Kang Sai and her daughter remove falling debris after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Local villager Kang Sai removes falling debris after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Firefighters examine the damage situation after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Pingdi Village of Mangbang Town of Tengchong County in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2011. Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by the earthquake, with epicenter located at the Mangbang Town, on Tuesday evening. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged. (Xinhua/Qin Qing)

Three persons were injured and more than 40,000 people were affected by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake in Baoshan City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10. A total of 22,823 residential houses and some other infrastructure facilities were damaged.

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