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Memorial service held for Yunan victims

People's Daily Online)  13:09, September 21, 2012

A memorial service is held for quake victims on Thursday. (Xinhua Photo)

Edited and translated by Liang Jun

A memorial service for those killed in the deadly earthquakes earlier this month was held in Yiliang county in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Thursday. Nearly 2,000 people from this county were presented at the ceremony. Multiple earthquakes, measuring up to 5.7 on the Richter scale, hit Yiliang and neighboring areas on Sept. 7, killing 81 people and injuring more than 800 others.

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