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China quake death toll rises

The number of those killed in a 7 magnitude earthquake in China on Saturday has surpassed 200. More than 11,000 people have been injured.

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International charities to aid China quake child victims

International children's development organisation Plan International has said it has started it emergency response after a powerful earthquake hit China's Sichuan province.

Plan China country director Mark Leighton:

Meeting the needs of children is an urgent priority of our emergency response. There will be affected children in outlying and difficult to reach rural areas. Our emergency response team are heading to the worst-affected zones.

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