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Rescue work under way in quake-hit areas

2012-09-08 09:25:53 GMT2012-09-08 17:25:53(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Medical personnel attend to quake survivors at a relocation center in Yiliang county of Yunnan province, Sept 7, 2012. Two quakes measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale hit a border area near Yiliang in Yunnan and Weining county in Guizhou province Friday, respectively. So far 80 people have been confirmed dead.(Photo/Xinhua)

Quake survivors rest at a tent in a relocation center, Yiliang county of Yunnan province, Sept 7, 2012.(Photo/Xinhua)

A villager takes part in the reconstruction work of a local primary school in Jianjiao Village, Weining county of Guizhou province, Sept 8, 2012.(Photo/Xinhua)

A rescuer walks past a collapsed house in Jianjiao village, Weining county of Guizhou province, Sept 8, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

Quake victims get food and water at a relocation center in Yiliang county of Yunnan province, Sept 8, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

Rescuers prepare to put up tents at a relocation center in Yiliang county of Yunnan province, Sept 8, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

A rescuer searches for quake survivors in Weining county of Guizhou province Sept 7, 2012. (Photo/Xinhua)

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