Scars begin to heal a decade after Sichuan quake

A covered body lies in front of the ruins of a destroyed old city district, near a mountain at the earthquake-hit Beichuan county, Sichuan province, China, May 16, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

By Jason Lee and Ben Blanchard BEICHUAN, China (Reuters) – A decade after a massive earthquake rocked China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, killing almost 70,000 people, the scars have begun to heal. The 7.9 magnitude quake which hit on May 12, 2008 was most devastating around its epicentre in Beichuan. Many of the houses that […]

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