Earthquake in Yushu County, China

Earthquake in Yushu County, China
Wang Peng / Xinhua / AP

Coordinated Response
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Yushu County in northwest China's Qinghai Province Wednesday morning, leaving more than 600 dead and 9,000 injured. The disaster has garnered a swift response by the central government, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, center, arrived Thursday evening to check on the rescue mission and to meet with survivors.

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