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China Announces 3 Days of National Mourning

2008-05-19 HKT 00:15

China has announced three days of national mourning for an estimated 50,000 people who died in Monday’s earthquake in Sichuan – the magnitude of which has now been revised to eight on the Richter scale. The Olympic torch relay will be suspended during that time. And there will be three minutes of silence this afternoon. The arrangements will also be implemented in Hong Kong. The confirmed death toll has risen to more than 32-thousand, with more than 220-thousand injured.

SOurce – RTHK News

May 19, 2008 - Posted by | Blogroll, News Related |

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