Rescue survivors of the earthquake in China

As a result of the earthquake in western China in the mountains of Tibet, killing about 600 people and injured 9000. The maximum amplitude of tremors was 6, 9 on the Richter scale. Ruined appeared about 15 000 homes.

"A lot of dead bodies, they are literally stacked on top of each other a bunch. Now we face the task of burial of the bodies, "says Dawa Kairi, a resident of Tibet, which helps rescuers.






People stand on the ruins of a building destroyed by an earthquake in the Chinese province of Qinghai on April 15th. The earthquake left hundreds dead, thousands injured. (AP / Alexander F. Yuan)



Rescuers search for survivors after the earthquake in China's Qinghai Province, April 14. Soldiers and ordinary people with shovels and bare hands apart the rubble in search of survivors of the field, in the highlands of Tibet happened a devastating earthquake that killed hundreds of people. (AP)



Wounded await medical care and transportation to hospitals in Yushu Prefecture airport, April 15. Numerous rescue teams reached the mountain regions of Tibet only a day after the quake. They immediately began to search for survivors who were still under the rubble. (AP)

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