Fri, October 08, 2010
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New homes for Yushu quake survivors

2010-10-08 02:38:18 GMT2010-10-08 10:38:18 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

A mason puts the finishing touches to a newly-built house in Yushu county, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Thursday Oct 7, 2010. A 7.1-magnitude quake jolted the county in April, leaving more than 2,200 people dead and thousands of homes leveled. The construction of the new houses started on May 4 and is expected to be completed on Sunday. [Photo/Xinhua]

A mason puts the finishes touches to a newly-built house in Yushu county, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Thursday Oct 7, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A worker wields a hammer near a newly-built house in Yushu county, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Thursday Oct 7, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

The newly-built homes with a view of the water in Yushu county, Northwest China's Qinghai Province, on Thursday Oct 7, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A 7.1-magnitude quake jolted the county in April, leaving more than 2,200 people dead and thousands of homes leveled. The construction of the new houses started on May 4 and is expected to be completed on Sunday.

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