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Public mourning held in Sichuan for quake victims

Students mourn for those who died in a 7.0-magnitude quake a week ago, in Lushan County of Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 27, 2013. Public mourning was held on Saturday morning in Sichuan Province. The mourning began with all transportation vehicles sounding their sirens at 8:02 a.m., the time the devastating earthquake hit. It was followed by a silent tribute of 3 minutes. Up to 6 pm Friday, 196 people were killed, another 21 were missing. Over 13,000 people were injured in the quake. Photos: CNS


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