China quake causes extensive damage

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At least four hundred people have been killed and ten thousand have been injured in an earthquake, which rattled the rugged province of Qinghai near the Tibetan border on Wednesday. The 7.1 magnitude quake struck near the surface, flattening houses, schools and offices, and cutting water and power supplies.

Michael Bristow, BBC correspondent in Beijing joins us with the latest news.

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