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China mourns Zhouqu mudslide victims

08-15-2010 00:51 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

China is holding a national day of mourning for victims of the massive mudslide in northwest China's Gansu Province. National flags fly at half-mast in the country and its embassies and consulates overseas.

To express the deep condolences for the mudslide victims, public entertainment is suspended on Sunday.

As of 4 p.m. Friday, the mudslide, which hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Gansu on Aug. 8, had killed 1,156 people while 588 were still missing.

Editor:Beauty |Source: CNTV

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