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Death Toll in NW China Quake Rises to 2,183

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The death toll has climbed to 2,183 from a devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with 84 people still missing, the rescue headquarters said Wednesday.

As of 5:00 PM Wednesday, the 7.1-magnitude quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu one week ago, had also left 12,135 injured, of whom 1,434 were in serious condition, the rescue headquarters said.

(Xinhua News Agency April 22, 2010)