China Rushes Relief After Sichuan Quake as presented by: Sacramento Bee

Saturday's earthquake in China's Sichuan province, measured by China's earthquake administration at magnitude 7.0 and by the U.S. Geological Survey at 6.6, killed at least 192 people, injured more than 11,000 and left nearly two dozen missing, mostly in the rural communities around Ya'an city. The temblor struck along the same fault line where a devastating quake to the north killed more than 90,000 people in Sichuan and neighboring areas five years ago in one of China's worst natural disasters. Relief teams flew in helicopters and dynamited through landslides to reach some of the most isolated communities, where rescuers in orange overalls led sniffer dogs through piles of brick, concrete and wood debris to search for survivors. Residents line up for packets of instant noodles in the earthquake struck county of Lushan in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Monday, April 22, 2013. Saturday's earthquake in Sichuan province killed at least 186 people, injured more than 11,000 and left nearly two dozen missing, mostly in the rural communities around Ya'an city, along the same seismic fault where a devastating quake to the north killed more than 90,000 people in Sichuan and neighboring areas five years ago in one of China's worst natural disasters. An elderly woman sleeps behind plastic covers along a roadside in the quake ravage county of Lushan. medical workers take care of a newborn boy in a tent functioned as temporary hospital in quake-hit Taiping Township of Lushan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Tuesday, April 23, 2013. The boy's mother Yang Yan, a 20-year-old woman, and father Chen Wei arrived at the hospital in early Tuesday, after making the long journey for over three hours from their home in Xingmin village of Taiping Township.

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