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'Mudslides bury 200 China quake relief workers'

According to reports, more than 200 earthquake relief workers have been buried over the past three days by mudslides in southwestern China while working to repair quake-damaged roads.

world Updated: May 19, 2008 13:20 IST

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More than 200 earthquake relief workers have been buried over the past three days by mudslides in southwestern China while working to repair quake-damaged roads, state media said on Monday.

Two construction machines and six vehicles also were buried, Xinhua news agency said, quoting a transport ministry official. It did not specify whether the workers were dead or alive.