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Quake-hit Xinjiang county returns to normal

2008-10-16 03:37:30 GMT2008-10-16 11:37:30 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A primary school teacher gives a class to her students in a makeshift classroom in Ulugqat county, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, October 13, 2008. Life and work are returning to normal in the quake-hit areas after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ulugqat county in Xinjiang, on October 5, 2008, causing no casualties but 721 collapsed houses. [Xinhua]

A student reads a text book in class in a makeshift tent in Ulugqat county,northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, October 13, 2008. Life and work are returning to normal in the quake-hit areas since a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ulugqat county in Xinjiang, on October 5, 2008, causing no casualties but 721 collapsed houses. [Xinhua]

A local resident tops his newly-built house with cement in Ulugqat county, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, October 13, 2008. Life and work are returning to normal in the quake-hit areas since a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ulugqat county in Xinjiang, on October 5, 2008, causing no casualties but 721 collapsed houses. Over 100 residents in the quake-hit areas were relocated to emergency shelters and another 100 will move into newly-built houses. [Xinhua]

Local residents walk in front of their newly-built house in Ulugqat county, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, October 13, 2008. Life and work are returning to normal in the quake-hit areas since a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ulugqat county in Xinjiang, on October 5, 2008, causing no casualties but 721 collapsed houses. Over 100 residents in the quake-hit areas were relocated to emergency shelters and another 100 will move into newly-built houses. [Xinhua]

Life and work are returning to normal in the quake-hit areas after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ulugqat county in Xinjiang, on October 5, 2008, causing no casualties but 721 collapsed houses.

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