Ceremony in Beijing's Tiananmen Square
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China holds day of mourning for Gansu landslide victims

China is holding a day of mourning for those killed in floods and mudslides, as the death toll rises to 1,239 people.

In Zhouqu residents and rescue workers attended a memorial ceremony, while thousands of people gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square to watch China's flag hoisted and then lowered to half mast.

  • 15 Aug 2010
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