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08/08/2010 A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China

At least 127 people are dead and another 2,000 missing after landslides and floodwaters swept through a county in north-western China overnight. Half of the town of Zhouqu, in the south of Gansu province, was submerged. 300 homes were engulfed by mud in the nearby village of Yueyuan, said an official.

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