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Thousands of troops join China quake rescue push

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Chinese paramilitary policemen and rescuers carry a victim injured in Sunday's earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Rescuers raced Tuesday to evacuate villages near rising lakes formed by landslides, complicating relief efforts following the strong earthquake in southern China that killed over 300 people and has left thousands homeless. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Chinese paramilitary policemen and rescuers carry a victim injured in Sunday's earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Villagers sit in front of their destroyed house following a massive earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Rescuers raced Tuesday to evacuate villages near rising lakes formed by landslides, complicating relief efforts following a strong earthquake in southern China that killed more than 300 people and has left thousands homeless. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Villagers sit in front of their destroyed house following a massive earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Rescue workers carrying medicines step off a front loader upon arriving at a quake zone at Longtoushan, Dudian county, in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. A deadly earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county of Zhaotong on Sunday which has killed at least 410 people and injured 2,373, according to the state media. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
Rescue workers carrying medicines step off a front loader upon arriving at a quake zone at Longtoushan, Dudian county, in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. A deadly earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county of Zhaotong on Sunday which has killed at least 410 people and injured 2,373, according to the state media. REUTERS/China Daily
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