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Resettlement in quake-hit Tibet

2008-10-08 09:14:07 GMT2008-10-08 17:14:07 (Beijing Time) China Daily

An armed policeman searches for survivors with a search dog in Gedar Township of Damxung County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Oct. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Armed police gather near the tents set up for local residents in Gedar Township of Damxung County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Oct. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Armed police set up tents for local residents in Gedar Township of Damxung County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Oct. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Armed police set up tents for local residents in Gedar Township of Damxung County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Oct. 7, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Damxung County near Lhasa at 4:30 p.m. (Beijing Time) on Oct. 6, 2008. After the disaster, armed police and soldiers went to quake-hit areas immediately to search for survivors and set up tents.

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