10 years on: quake-stricken areas in China's Sichuan take on new look

Source: Xinhua| 2018-05-12 22:03:59|Editor: ZD
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Combo photo shows an aerial view of the newly-built Hongbai Town of Shifang City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 7, 2018 (up) and the quake-stricken area of Shifang City on May 16, 2008. A decade ago, a devastating 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked southwest China's Sichuan Province, severely ruining many counties such as Wenchuan and Beichuan. After ten years of reconstruction and development, those quake-stricken areas have now taken on a new look.(Xinhua/Xue Yubin and Yuan Jian)

KEY WORDS: Wenchuan earthquake