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Wenchuan Earthquake | May

The deadly May 12 earthquake, measured at magnitude 8.0 on the Richter Scale, killed 69,227 people (official figure as of Sept. 19) and left 17,923 and 374,634 people missing and injured respectively. It is the deadliest earthquake to hit China since the 1976 Tangshan earthquake, which killed at least 240,000 people.
Special Report: Wenchuan Earthquake

People attend the opening ceremony of Donghekou Earthquake Relics Park in Qingchuan county of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Nov. 12, 2008. Donghekou Earthquake Relics Park, the first memorial park of Wenchuan Earthquake, opend to the public on the same day. [Xinhua] 

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