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May 19th, 2008

Three Minutes Mourning on May19 in China

 At 2:28 p.m. (7:28 a.m. UK time) Monday(May 19), Chinese citizens nationwide will stand in silence for three minutes to mourn for the victims, while air raid sirens and horns of automobiles, trains and ships will wail in grief.


The China Seismological Bureau (CSB) Sunday ( May 18) revised the magnitude of southwest China earthquake from 7.8 to 8.0 on the Richter scale;


The death toll from magnitude 8.0 earthquake that jolted southwest China’s Sichuan Province had risen to 32,476 nationwide by 2 p.m. on Sunday and the number of injured reached 220,109


The Beijing Olympic torch relay will also be suspended from Monday to Wednesday.

source from Xin Hua 


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