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Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS   The 6.8-magnitude quake hit about 270 kilometers (170 miles) southeast of the city of Hotan at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.7 miles) Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China   Southern China: A 10-hour inferno has razed an ancient Tibetan town in China's southwest Yunnan province that's popular with tourists 21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine   The workers were earlier reported trapped by the blast in Xinjiang region's Changji prefecture. Twelve others escaped the explosion early Fr... Search for miners buried in Tibet   Hundreds of rescuers are working to free 83 miners, 24 hours after they were buried by a landslide near the Tibetan capital, Lhasa China school bus crash kills 20   Eighteen children and two adults died after an overloaded school bus collided with a coal truck Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan   Polio has spread to China for the first time since 1999 after being imported from Pakistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirme... Race for Himalayan quake rescuers. North East India Dozens survive plane crash Mudslide death toll in China rises China mourns Gansu landslide dead   China is holding a day of mourning for those killed in floods and mudslides, as the death toll rose to 1,239 people Landslides leave 38 missing Storms threaten landslide rescue effort Map of Gansu China
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1. 10-24 16 killed in China coal mine collapse Tiechanggou, Urumqi, Western China
08-09 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley Tibet
D. 07-23 Quarantine over China plague death Yumen city, Gansu, Western China
4. 07-06 17 coal miners trapped underground in China Urumqi, Western China
5. 05-16 Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in China Yulin, Shaanxi, Western China
G. 04-12 China water pollution hits 2.4m Lanzhou, Western China
H. 03-17 China begins land search for plane Western China
I. 02-12 Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS Hotan, Xinjiang, Western China
J. 01-10 Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China Dukezong, Yunnan, Southern China

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Quarantine over China plague death Map of Yumen city Gansu China  Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague 17 coal miners trapped underground in China   Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in China   11 people have been killed in a coal mine accident in northwestern Shaanxi province. 2 more people are missing from accident China water pollution hits 2.4m   China's biggest oil company has been blamed for water contamination affecting over 2.4 million people in Lanzhou   China begins land search for plane
16 killed in China coal mine collapse Map of Tiechanggou Urumqi China  Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley


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  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau
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  China has started searching its territory within the northern corridor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, state media report

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  A tropical storm bringing more torrential rain is sweeping towards the region of north-west China hit by a massive landslide, forecasters warn
  China landslide death toll soars  More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China. A search is continuing for the more than 1,000 still missing Aug.9   Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides   An additional 1,148 people are missing in northwestern China have killed 337 people. 45,000 have been evacuated from Zhouqu County Aug.8 Rescue effort for China landslide   Landslides kill at least 127 in China Map of Bailong River China
  About 1,300 people are missing after the landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains. 1,300 missing. 45,000 people evacuated
 Gansu
Jul.9 64 tons of tainted milk powder seized Apr.20 China pays tribute to quake victims  Beijing: China lowered flags to half staff and pulled entertainment programming from the airwaves to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during earthquake Apr.14 China sifts rubble for quake survivors Map of Qinghai China  China has been sifting rubble for survivors of the deadly quake which hit the remote region as thousands spent a freezing night in the open Apr.13   Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake Map of Qinghai China
  Some 300 people are feared dead after a rapid series of strong earthquakes hit a mountainous and impoverished area
 The quake hit at 7:49 a.m. local time. The epicenter was about 240 kilometers northwest of Qamdo, Tibet


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Sep.18   4th baby dies from tainted formula   Officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a baby in the expanding contaminated infant formula cas...

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Feb.23   6.8 earthquake rocks western China
Map of Xinjiang China  At least 257 people are reported dead after an earthquake hit region of Xinjiang. 1,000 houses collapsed in one village



    
    

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Night fire destroys ancient Tibetan town in China   Southern China: A 10-hour inferno has razed an ancient Tibetan town in China's southwest Yunnan province that's popular with tourists   China begins land search for plane




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  China has started searching its territory within the northern corridor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, state media report
2010 Aug.24 Dozens survive plane crash




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2014 Apr.12 China water pollution hits 2.4m   China's biggest oil company has been blamed for water contamination affecting over 2.4 million people in Lanzhou



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2014 Feb.12 Strong earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region: USGS   The 6.8-magnitude quake hit about 270 kilometers (170 miles) southeast of the city of Hotan at a depth of 12.5 kilometers (7.7 miles) 2010 Apr.20 China pays tribute to quake victims
  Beijing: China lowered flags to half staff and pulled entertainment programming from the airwaves to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during earthquake Apr.13 Hundreds dead in 6.9 earthquake Map of Qinghai China
  Some 300 people are feared dead after a rapid series of strong earthquakes hit a mountainous and impoverished area
 The quake hit at 7:49 a.m. local time. The epicenter was about 240 kilometers northwest of Qamdo, Tibet
2003 Feb.23 6.8 earthquake rocks western China Map of Xinjiang China  At least 257 people are reported dead after an earthquake hit region of Xinjiang. 1,000 houses collapsed in one village



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2014 Aug.9 Tour bus carrying about 40 people in Tibet falls into valley
  44 died in the incident late Saturday afternoon. Tourism has been on the rise in the scenic Tibetan plateau
2011 Nov.16 China school bus crash kills 20   Eighteen children and two adults died after an overloaded school bus collided with a coal truck



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2010 Jul.9 64 tons of tainted milk powder seized




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2011 Sep.19 Race for Himalayan quake rescuers
. North East India 2010 Apr.14 China sifts rubble for quake survivors Map of Qinghai China  China has been sifting rubble for survivors of the deadly quake which hit the remote region as thousands spent a freezing night in the open



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2014 Jul.23 Quarantine over China plague death Map of Yumen city Gansu China  Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague 2011 Sep.20 Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan   Polio has spread to China for the first time since 1999 after being imported from Pakistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirme... 2008 Sep.18 4th baby dies from tainted formula   Officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a baby in the expanding contaminated infant formula cas...



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2014 Oct.24 16 killed in China coal mine collapse Map of Tiechanggou Urumqi China  Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi Jul.6 17 coal miners trapped underground in China   Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China May.16 Pipeline collapse in coal mine kills 11 in China   11 people have been killed in a coal mine accident in northwestern Shaanxi province. 2 more people are missing from accident 2013 Dec.13 21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine   The workers were earlier reported trapped by the blast in Xinjiang region's Changji prefecture. Twelve others escaped the explosion early Fr...



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2010 Aug.10 Storms threaten landslide rescue effort
Map of Gansu China
  A tropical storm bringing more torrential rain is sweeping towards the region of north-west China hit by a massive landslide, forecasters warn




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2013 Mar.29 Search for miners buried in Tibet   Hundreds of rescuers are working to free 83 miners, 24 hours after they were buried by a landslide near the Tibetan capital, Lhasa 2010 Aug.20 Mudslide death toll in China rises
Aug.14 China mourns Gansu landslide dead   China is holding a day of mourning for those killed in floods and mudslides, as the death toll rose to 1,239 people Aug.14 Landslides leave 38 missing Aug.10 China landslide death toll soars  More than 700 people are now known to have died in a massive landslide in north-west China. A search is continuing for the more than 1,000 still missing Aug.9 Death toll hits 337 in China mudslides   An additional 1,148 people are missing in northwestern China have killed 337 people. 45,000 have been evacuated from Zhouqu County Aug.8 Rescue effort for China landslide Aug.8 Landslides kill at least 127 in China Map of Bailong River China
  About 1,300 people are missing after the landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains. 1,300 missing. 45,000 people evacuated
 Gansu