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Death toll from China quake rises

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LUDIAN, China — The death toll in southern China’s earthquake jumped from 410 to 589 today as search and rescue teams found scores more bodies while pushing into isolated mountain communities to clear debris from collapsed homes.

The Yunnan provincial government said more than 2,400 people were injured in Sunday’s 6.1 magnitude quake in the mountainous farming region of Ludian county — the country’s deadliest temblor in four years and its biggest test of emergency response under leader Xi Jinping.

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