School pupils run to safety after an earthquake in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
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Earthquakes strike parts of northern China

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 has struck in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

An earlier earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 hit the north-western Gansu Province, killing at least one person.

The China Earthquake Networks Centre believes the two tremors could be connected.

Footage from China's CCTV showed people fleeing buildings during one of the earthquakes.

Ros Atkins reports.

  • 16 Apr 2015
  • From the section China
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