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This aerial photo released by China's Xinhua news agency shows destroyed houses after a powerful earthquake hit Taiping town of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, April 20, 2013. The powerful earthquake jolted Sichuan province Saturday near where a devastating quake struck five years ago. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Liu Yinghua) NO SALES

Powerful quake rocks China

A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit a remote, mostly rural and mountainous area of southwestern China's

Sichuan province on Saturday, killing at least 156 people and injuring

about 5,500 close to where a big quake killed almost 70,000 people in

2008. (Reuters) Read more here.