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  7/22/2013, Av 15, 5773

22 Dead, Hundreds Injured in Western Chinese Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit western China, Monday.

Twenty-two people were killed and 296 were injured. Chinese media reported that the dead lived in a suburb of the city of Dingxi in the Gansu province, which is home to 2.7 million people.