Quake in western China kills 400, buries more

6.9 magnitude earthquake near Tibet has killed at least 400

April 14, 2010 7:56:19 AM PDT
A series of strong earthquakes struck a mountainous Tibetan area of western China on Wednesday, killing at least 400 people and injuring more than 10,000 as houses made of mud and wood collapsed, officials said. Many more people were trapped, and the toll was expected to rise.