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Photo Album:M7.0 Earthquake Strikes Ya'an, Sichuan
(2013/05/02)

Fire fighters carry "an injured man" during a fire fighting drill held in a school playground in the quake-hit Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 2, 2013. The school playground was served as the largest evacuation settlement for nearly 4,000 displaced people in Baoxing after the strong earthquake occurred in last month. (Xinhua/Lu Peng)

 

Tears run down the face of a student at Lushan Middle School in Sichuan Province yesterday morning, at a public mourning for the people who died in a 7.0-magnitude earthquake a week ago.

 

Yang Yuehang, 5, rests in a van, her temporary home besides her home destroyed by the earthquake, in Lushan county, Southwest China's Sichuan province. Photo taken on April 25. [Photo/Xinhua]

A volunteer takes care of 4-month-old Tang Xinyun at a hospital in Chengdu, Sichuan province. Tang's mother, Liu Chunyan, wasinjured in the April 20 earthquake. LI XIANGYUN / FOR CHINA DAILY 

 

A woman pins a paper flower on her husband's sleeve on Saturday in Renjia village, Qingren township, in Sichuan province'sLushan county, to pay respect to those who died in the earthquake. Wang Jing / China Daily

 

Staff members operate a rescue robot in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 24, 2013. The deformable robot, created by Shenyang Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been put into use in assisting the search tasks during the Lushan Earthquake. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)

 

Ninth-grade students of Longmen Middle School in a makeshift classroom in Lushan, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. WANGJING / CHINA DAILY

 

Tian Tian (C) chats with her classmate before resuming lessons at a temporary shelter functioned as a classroom of the Lushan Middle School in quake-hit Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 24, 2013. Some students of the middle school, who will take part in the college entrance exam this summer, have moved to the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, to resume their lessons. The rest students in other grades of the middle school attended classes at temporary shelters on Wednesday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang) 

Soldiers mourn for the dead of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that jolted Ya'an, Sichuan Province on Tuesday by bowing in front of a body on Tuesday. The death toll had risen to 193 as of Tuesday night. Photo: Li Hao/GT

 

Children rest in a tent at a temporary settlement for quake-affected people in Yuxi Village of Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 23, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude jolted Lushan County on April 20. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

 

The 11th Panchen Lama holds a prayer ritual for victims of the earthquake, which struck Ya'an city in southwest China's Sichuan Province three days ago, in Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing, April 23, 2013. [Photo/China Tibet Online]

 

A group of children play games at a psychological aid site in Lushan county, Sichuan province, on Tuesday. Through the training, volunteers want to encourage the children to be optimistic and confident. (CUI MENG / CHINA DAILY)

 

Xian Yuqin (R), reviews her lessons in a vehicle of her family in quake-hit Baoxing County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 23, 2013. Xian's whole family lived in the vehicle these days after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City on April 20. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang)

Workers transfer building materials to prepare the construction of temporary housing in quake-hit Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 23, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)

Medical workers take care of a newborn boy in a tent functioned as temporary hospital in quake-hit Taiping Township of Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 23, 2013. The newborn baby was named Chen Qirui, and both mother and baby were fine. The boy's mother Yang Yan, a 20-year-old woman, and father Chen Wei arrived at the hospital in the early morning on Tuesday, after taking a long journey for over three hours from their home in Xingmin Village of the Taiping Township. This was the fourth day after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)

Two volunteers give children an English class in a tent in Lushan county, Sichuan province, on Monday. ang Hongjing / Xinhua

Rescuers use life detector to search for survivors in the quake-hit town of Muping, Baoxing County in southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 22, 2013. A strong quake jolted the county on the morning of April 20. Rescuers in disaster areas are trying their best to grasp the "golden time" of 72 hours after the quake to save as many people as possible. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Two-year-old boy Zhu Yule smiles at a temporary settlement site in the quake-hit Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 22, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang)

Workers make tents for disaster relief at a company in Deqing County in east China's Zhejiang Province, April 22, 2013. The first 500 tents made by the company are to be sent to southwest China's Sichuan Province, where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City in the morning on April 20. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)

Earthquake victims receive relief materials in Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 22, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City on Saturday morning. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

High school students study to prepare the college entrance exam this summer in a tent at a temporary settlement at the Tianquan Middle School in quake-hit Tianquan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 22, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City in the morning on April 20. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Tibet Fukang Medical Development Co., Ltd. called on its staff to donate money for the quake-hit Lushan County, which collects around 353,760 yuan (57273.3 U.S. dollar). The donation will be passed to the earthquake victims as soon as possbile via the Red Cross Society of China. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, on April 20.

Rescuers transfer an injured child in quake-hit Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude quake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City on Saturday morning. (Xinhua/Gao Xiaowen)

Rescuers try to pass through a road blocked due to the landslide in the quake-hit Baosheng Township, Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Baosheng Township is another seriously affected area in Lushan. Search and rescue work continued here Sunday, and the work for restoring roads and communications are conducted in the pipelines. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Citizens chat in a tent at a temporary settlement at the playground of a primary school in quake-hit Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City on April 20 morning. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Han Wenyang, a pregnant woman, rests in a tent with her niece in Taiping Town, Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Military and civilian rescue teams are struggling to reach every household in Lushan and neighboring counties of southwest China's Sichuan Province, badly hit by Saturday's strong earthquake. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Displaced villagers have a meal together in Gucheng Village, Longmen Town, Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Military and civilian rescue teams are struggling to reach every household in Lushan and neighboring counties of southwest China's Sichuan Province, badly hit by Saturday's strong earthquake. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

A mother holds her kid and falls asleep in a shelter in Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Military and civilian rescue teams are struggling to reach every household in Lushan and neighboring counties of southwest China's Sichuan Province, badly hit by Saturday's strong earthquake. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Soldiers carry an injured villager in Baosheng Township, Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Baosheng Township is another seriously affected area in Lushan. Search and rescue work continued here Sunday, and the work for restoring roads and communications are conducted in the pipelines. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Premier Li Keqiang consoles a young earthquake victim in a hospital in Chengdu on Sunday. [Photo/Xinhua]

Soldiers run through a landslide area in severely-hit Baosheng Town of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20. (Xinhua/Liu Jinhai)

Rescue soldiers carry an old man out of a collapsed house in Renjia village of quake-hit Lushan county, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on April 20, 2013. (Photo/Xinhua)

Soldiers run through a landslide area between severely-hit Longmen Town and Baosheng Town of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. The road linking Longmen and Baosheng was reopened on Sunday, making the life passage for Taiping Town and Baosheng Town open. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20.(Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Resident Yang Xueping help her son to wear a mask at a temporary shelter site in Taiping Town of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Several temporary shelter sites can be seen in Lushan County and the life supplies in these shelter sites are sufficient. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20 morning. (Xinhua/Li Jian)

Residents have breakfast at a temporary shelter site in Luyang Township of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. Several temporary shelter sites can be seen in Lushan County and the life supplies in these shelter sites are sufficient. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20 morning. (Xinhua/Li Jian)

A woman gives medical treatment to a soldier saved from a rescue car from Chengdu Military Region which falls off a cliff into a river in southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. Two of the 17 soldiers in the car have died by 11:30 p.m. Saturday Beijing Time. A total of 156 people have been killed in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Sichuan's Lushan as of 8:50 p.m. Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Administration. (Xinhua)

Victims queue to get relief materials from volunteers of the Red Cross Society of China in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20 morning and by now more than 330 medical workers and voluteers from the Red Cross Society conduct relief work in the quake-hit region. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

Volunteers of the Red Cross Society of China distribute relief materials to victims in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20 morning and by now more than 330 medical workers and voluteers from the Red Cross Society conduct relief work in the quake-hit region. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

Medical staff of the Red Cross Society of China conduct relief work in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20 morning and by now more than 330 medical workers and voluteers from the Red Cross Society conduct relief work in the quake-hit region. (Xinhua/Deng Yinhui)

A son holding his injured father in arms waits outside an operation room in a hospital in Lushan, Sichuan province, April 20, 2013. Having held his father for one hour, he said, "I am not tired." (Photo/People's Daily Online)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) speaks to reporters in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, early April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County Saturday morning. Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Lushan County Saturday afternoon to direct rescue work. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)

Volunteers offer hot porridge to quake victims at the Lushan Stadium, a temporary shelter site, on the first night after the deadly earthquake in Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County of Ya'an City on April 20 morning. Many citizens chose to spend the first night after the quake on roads or in temporary tents. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)

Doctors from the Chengdu Military Region treat a victim from Lingguan Township of the badly-hit Baoxing County in a temporary tent outside the Lushan People's Hospital in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Lushan County on April 20 morning damaged the Lushan People's Hospital and doctors had to erect temporary tents outside the hosptial to treat the injured people. (Xinhua/Li Jian)

A nurse takes care of a two-day-old baby in a temporary tent outside the Lushan People's Hospital in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Lushan County on April 20 morning damaged the Lushan People's Hospital and doctors had to erect temporary tents outside the hosptial to treat the injured people. (Xinhua/Li Jian)

Doctors suture wound for soldier Gong Guangzeng in a temporary tent outside the Lushan People's Hospital in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Lushan County on April 20 morning damaged the Lushan People's Hospital and doctors had to erect temporary tents outside the hosptial to treat the injured people. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng)

Doctors from the Chengdu Military Region bandage up a foot for a wounded person in a temporary tent outside the Lushan People's Hospital in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 21, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake which hit Lushan County on April 20 morning damaged the Lushan People's Hospital and doctors had to erect temporary tents outside the hosptial to treat the injured people. (Xinhua/Li Jian)

Trucks carrying relief supplies move on a road from Chengdu to the quake-hit Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Rescuers conduct rescue work in quake-hit Qingren Township, Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Yu Ping)

A little girl eats outside in quake-hit Qingren Township, Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Yu Ping)

Local residents set up makeshift houses in quake-hit Qingren Township, Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Yu Ping)

Rescuers conduct rescue work in quake-hit Qingren Township, Lushan County, Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Yu Ping)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived at the epicenter of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake which jolted southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Photo/People's Daily Online)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is heading for Ya'an City in southwest China's Sichuan Province which was stricken by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Saturday morning. (Photo/People's Daily Online)

A mother (R) views her newly-born baby in the quake-hit Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. The baby was born in an ambulance in Ya'an, almost two hours after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan county of Ya'an City on Saturday. (Xinhua/Wang Dan)

Firemen search for survivors in debris in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. At least 113 people have been killed in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Sichuan Province as of 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, according to the provincial seismological bureau. (Xinhua)

Firemen rescue a girl from debris in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. At least 113 people have been killed in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Sichuan Province as of 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, according to the provincial seismological bureau. (Xinhua)

A rescue team heads to the Lushan earthquake areas on the Jingkun Expressway in southwest China's Sichuan Province April 20, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan Province's Lushan County of Ya'an City Saturday morning. A total of 37 people were dead so far and at least 400 others injured in the earthquake. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

An injured man receives medical treatment at the Renmin Hospital of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan Province's Lushan County of Ya'an City Saturday morning. Nearly 30 people were killed and at least 400 injured in the earthquake, said Xu Mengjia, secretary of the Ya'an Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the quake-affected areas. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

A car is hit by a fallen block in Lushan County of Ya'an city, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. The death toll has risen to 46 in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hitting Lushan County Saturday morning. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Citizens gather outside their apartments to avoid aftershocks of the earthquake in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 20, 2013. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan County of Sichuan Province at 8:02 a.m. Beijing Time (0002 GMT) on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter, with a depth of 13 kilometers, was monitored at 30.3 degrees north latitude and 103.0 degrees east longitude. Residents in Chengdu felt the earthquake. (Xinhua/Li Qiaoqiao)