China quake toll climbs to 1,144
Yushu (China), April 17, 2010
The death toll from a deadly earthquake in a remote part of western China has climbed to 1,144, state media said on Saturday.
Another 417 people are still missing following the quake, which hit Yushu county in Qinghai province on the Tibetan plateau on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency said. – Reuters