UN chief in China to see quake damage

May 24th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin  

Wenchuan (China), May 24 (Xinhua) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived at Yingxiu town in China Saturday to express sympathy for those hit by the devastating earthquake May 12. Yingxiu, in Sichuan province, was one of the worst-stricken by the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that claimed 55,740 lives nationwide, 55,239 in Sichuan alone.

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