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Beichuan residents evacuated for fear of lake burst
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Residents and rescue workers evacuate towards higher ground from the centre of earthquake-hit Beichuan county, Sichuan province, May 17, 2008. Beichuan county near the epicentre of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake was ordered to evacuate immediately Saturday from areas around a lake that is rising rapidly and may burst at any time.





(China Daily via Agencies May 18, 2008)

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