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Quake death toll rises to 65,080
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The death toll of China's major earthquake increased by 4,520 to 65,080 as of Monday noon, according to the Information Office of the State Council.

And 360,058 people were injured and 23,150 others were missing in the 8.0-magnitude quake that jolted southwestern Sichuan Province on May 12.

About 14.38 million quake-affected people have been evacuated, according to the office.

It also revealed that 83,527 injured people had been hospitalized after the quake. Among them, 53,247 have been discharged from hospitals, 17,168 still remain in hospital and 5,914 were transferred to other parts of China for treatment.

(Xinhua News Agency May 26, 2008)


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