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In Pictures: China earthquake

Residents sit at a makeshift bed after an earthquake struck central China on Saturday

Hundreds of thousands in central China are sleeping outdoors for fear of more tremors after Saturday's earthquake.

Cai Jinneng nurses an ankle injured as he fled his home after the earthquake in Ruichang, China.

At least 14 died and hundreds were injured. The wounded are being treated in tents, as all buildings were evacuated.

Damage in Ruichang.

The city of Ruichang and the neighbouring resort of Jiujiang bore the brunt of the magnitude 5.7 tremor.

Children play near cracks in the ground near Ruichang

The quake caused extensive damage, destroying more than 8,000 homes.

Ruichang residents at a camp.

Relief supplies are being flown to the area, as homeless residents try to keep warm.

Funeral in Ruichang after the earthquake

Relatives have been mourning loved ones at makeshift funeral parlours...

Zhang Jinju breaks down as she is helped away from the funeral parlour, where her brother's body is kept.

...and for some family members, the pain was overwhelming.

Rescuers sent to China quake zone
27 Nov 05 |  Asia-Pacific


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