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Disaster relief work in progress in SW China's quake zone

(Xinhua)    19:11, March 02, 2015


Injured girl Jing'e receives medical treatment from a doctor in a health center in Mengding Township of Gengma Dai and Wa Autonomous County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 2, 2015. Thirty-two people have been injured after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Cangyuan County of Yunnan Province at 6:24 p.m (1024GMT) on Sunday. As of 8 a.m. of Monday, the tremor had affected more than 67,000 residents in the counties of Cangyuan and Gengma in Lincang City, displacing nearly 12,400, according to a statement from the city's civil affairs bureau. A total of 1,000 tents, 2,000 quilts and 1,000 tarpaulins have been sent to the regions, another 1,000 tents, 500 tarpaulins and 2,000 fold-out will follow. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)


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(Editor:Zhang Yuan,Bianji)

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