Quake Relief in Action: Movie star Jackie Chan donates 3 mln yuan to quake victims

14:19, April 19, 2010      

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Hong Kong action movie star Jackie Chan Sunday announced a cash donation of 3 million yuan (439,477 U.S. dollars) to quake victims in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Chan and Taiwanese actress Vivian Hsu flew from Xining, capital of Qinghai, to the quake-hit Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu on Sunday.

Chan also donated 1,500 boxes of biscuits, 700 cotton coats and 100 boxes of bottled water. Hsu donated 1,000 cotton-padded quilts.

The 7.1-magnitude quake that struck Yushu Wednesday morning has left at least 1,706 dead, 256 missing and 12,128 injured, as of 10 a.m. Sunday.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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