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The Tangshan Earthquake

On 28 July 1976, one of the deadliest earthquakes in modern history hit the city of Tangshan in north-eastern China - killing hundreds of thousands of people.

On 28 July 1976, one of the deadliest earthquakes in modern history hit the city of Tangshan in north-eastern China - killing hundreds of thousands of people. Lucy Burns spoke to eye-witness Yu Suyun in 2016.

(Photo: A building in Tangshan after the earthquake. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

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Fri 29 Jul 2022 02:50GMT

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