2,500 troops rush to SW China quake zone for rescue (20)

Xinhua 2014.08.03 18:10
KUNMING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) - More than 2,500 officers and soldiers have been dispatched to join the disaster relief operation in a southwestern Chinese county after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the area Sunday afternoon. The Chengdu Military Area Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) started an emergency plan immediately after the quake. As of 8 p.m.
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