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China: Earthquake topples buildings, kills more than 380 in Yunnan province

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A strong earthquake in China's southwestern Yunnan province has damaged thousands of buildings and killed more than 380 people, RT reported.

Different estimates suggest the earthquake measured between 6.1 and 6.5 on the Richter scale.

Local media said a school was reduced to rubble.

The quake caused buildings to topple and crack apart.

Yunnan is among the most earthquake-sensitive provinces in the country.

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