Mon, August 08, 2011
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First anniversary of landslide in Zhouqu marked

2011-08-08 06:53:18 GMT2011-08-08 14:53:18(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People attend the memorial ceremony for victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 8, 2011. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.(Xinhua/Zhang Yongjin)

People attend the memorial ceremony for victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 8, 2011. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.(Xinhua/Zhang Yongjin)

People present flowers at the monument for victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 8, 2011. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.(Xinhua/Nie Jianjiang)

Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2011 shows incense being burned at the former residential area to commemorate victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.(Xinhua/Zhang Meng)

People present flowers at the monument for victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 8, 2011. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.(Xinhua/Nie Jianjiang)

People attended the memorial ceremony for victims of the landslide occurred a year ago in Zhouqu, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 8, 2011. The mudslide devastation in the county on Aug. 8, 2010 left more than 1,700 people dead or missing and some 60,000 houses damaged.

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