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Beichuan County opens to public after earthquake

2009-04-03 09:39:35 GMT2009-04-03 17:39:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People lament over their deceased relatives in May 12 Sichuan Earthquake, in Beichuan, a quake-jolted county of southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 2, 2009. The ruined city of Beichuan County, once closed to avert pestilence, is opened to the public from April 1 to 4 so that people could offer sacrifices to their deceased relatives and friends in the May 12 Earthquake.(Xinhua/Zhong Min)

The photo taken on April 2, 2009 shows a couple of dolls placed on a stone by an old lady for her granddaughter died in May 12 Earthquake, in Beichuan, a quake-jolted county of southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Xinhua/Zhong Min)

The photo taken on April 2, 2009 shows a sprig of carnation placed on a stone to memorize the passed relatives in May 12 Earthquake, in Beichuan, a quake-jolted county of southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Xinhua/Zhong Min)

A quake survivor (R) mourns over her deceased relatives in the May 12 Earthquake, in Beichuan, a quake-jolted county of southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 2, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhong Min)

Two soldiers memorize the victims died in May 12 Earthquake, in Beichuan, a quake-jolted county of southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 2, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhong Min)

The ruined city of Beichuan County, once closed to avert pestilence, is opened to the public from April 1 to 4 so that people could offer sacrifices to their deceased relatives and friends in the May 12 Earthquake.

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