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Relief materials sent to quake-hit areas via air lifeline

2012-09-10 08:26:58 GMT2012-09-10 16:26:58(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Officers and soldiers of PLA Chengdu Military Area Command load quake-relief materials at an airport in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 9, 2012. Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command has bridged an air lifeline, sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering three severely wounded people so far. (Xinhua/Chen Han)

An aerotransport carrying two severely wounded persons takes off from an airport in the quake-hit Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sept. 9, 2012. Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command has bridged an air lifeline, sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering three severely wounded people so far. (Xinhua/Min Zhong)

Officers and soldiers of PLA Chengdu Military Area Command help medical staff to rescue injured person on an aerotransport, Sept. 9, 2012. Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command bridged an air lifeline by sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering severely wounded people. (Xinhua/Min Zhong)

Officers and soldiers of PLA Chengdu Military Area Command unload quake-relief materials at an airport in the quake-hit Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sept. 9, 2012. Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command has bridged an air lifeline, sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering three severely wounded people so far. (Xinhua/Min Zhong)

Officers and soldiers of PLA Chengdu Military Area Command unload quake-relief materials at an airport in the quake-hit Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sept. 9, 2012. Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command bridged an air lifeline by sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering severely wounded people. (Xinhua/Min Zhong)

Multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, killing at least 81 people. The PLA Chengdu Military Area Command has bridged an air lifeline, sending 13 tons of quake-relief materials and transfering three severely wounded people so far.

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