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China commemorates Wenchuan earthquake victims

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Added On May 14, 2018

Yingxiu county in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday held a memorial activity commemorating Wenchuan earthquake victims and the rescue operation.
 
On Saturday Afternoon, hundreds of people gathered at the earthquake site at Xuankou high school of Yingxiu county, the epicenter of the earthquake, and mourned for the victims of the earthquake and those who died saving lives.
 
On May 12, 2008, a magnitude 8 quake hit Wenchuan of Sichuan Province, killing nearly 70,000 people and leaving nearly 18,000 missing. 
 
Wenchuan was rebuilt soon after the earthquake. And with wide selection of attractive sceneries, it has even become a travel destination. 
 
As the county was?rebuilt, people here have been recovering from the earthquake.