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Prayers for quake-hit Ya’an [ChinaDaily] #China #YaAnEarthquake


China mobilizes for Ya’an 雅安, Sichuan.

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Rescue teams head to quake-hit areas
Source – China Daily, published April 20, 2013

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Members of the Chongqing Fire Corps gather before heading to the earthquake-hit region of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, in Chongqing, also in southwest China, April 20, 2013. A rescue team consisted of more than 200 fire fighters and 27 rescue vehicles has headed to the quake-hit region on April 20 morning after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan County of Sichuan Province at 8:02 a.m. Beijing Time (0002 GMT) on Saturday.. [Photo/Xinhua]

Prayers for quake-hit Ya’an
Source – China Daily, published April 20, 2013

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Students in Liaocheng city of Shandong province hold banners praying for the safety of people in Ya’an city, Southwest China’s Sichuan province on April 20, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area on Saturday morning. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan county of Ya’an city in the province at 8:02 am Saturday, leaving more than 100 dead. [Photo/Xinhua]

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