Aftermath of a disaster: people wait for evacuation after powerful earthquake in Southwest China

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/8/10 14:16:59

Highlights: Over 60,000 people were evacuated from Jiuzhaigou, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the area Tuesday night, killing at least 20 and injuring 431.

  • Two girls to be evacuated at different times hug goodbye. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • The employees of Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel prepare to evacuate after most tourists have been transferred to safe locations. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • The employees of Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel prepare to evacuate after most tourists have been transferred to safe locations. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A man waits for evacuation next to the tent near Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • People wait for evacuation alongside the road near Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • People wait for evacuation alongside the road near Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • People wait for evacuation alongside the road near Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A girl cries and hugs her mother while waiting for evacuation. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • An epidemic prevention worker decontaminates the temporary shelters in Jiuzhai Intercontinental Hotel. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Fallen rocks block the road after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Photo: Cui Meng/GT






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