Earthquake buries nearly 900 students, Chinese media says

Monday, May 12th 2008, 8:14 am
By: News 9

Associated Press

BEIJING -- State media said the strong earthquake that struck China today has buried nearly 900 students in Sichuan province.

Xinhua News Agency hasn't given other details or said if any of the students are thought to be alive.

It already reported that four students were killed and more than 100 students were injured when the 7.8-magnitude quake knocked down two schools in neighboring Chongqing municipality.