More Updates for Chengdu Earthquake

The death toll is rising — so far it is up to 107 and the schoolchildren in Dujiangyan are not completely accounted for. The countryside around Chengdu a=has taken a big hit, with houses in Leshan, Guanghan and Guanyuan collapsing. The damage will be most extensive north of Dujiangyan — that area was also the site of Tibetan protests in March, so I doubt that many people will get up there to see what has happened.

Shanghaiist has great coverage of the earthquake — including a video from Sichuan University that has played on CNN …

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