Wenchuan 10 years on: The old Beichuan County revisited

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2018/5/11 23:52:02

Highlights: May 12, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of an 8.0-magnitude earthquake in SW China's Wenchuan. As the date approaches, GT reporters revisited the ruins in Beichuan County.

  • Aerial view of the old Beichuan County in China’s Sichuan Province. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Two prisoners place flowers for their relatives who died in the Wenchuan earthquake in the Memorial Cemetery on May 11. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Two visitors pray for the victims in the 2008 earthquake in the ruins of the old Beichuan County. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A visitor puts flowers on the Memorial Cemetery in memory of the 2008 earthquake in the old Beichuan County. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Two elders stroll pass the Wenchuan Earthquake monument in the new Beichuan County on May 11. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Buddhists from Zitong County, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province praying for Wenchuan earthquake victims in the ruins of the old Beichuan County. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A visitor looks at a map in the Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial Museum. The map shows the areas damaged by the Wenchuan earthquake. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • A couple burns paper in memory of their family members who died in the Wenchuan earthquake 10 years ago. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Photo taken on May 11 shows buildings under construction in the new Beichuan County, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The old Beichuan County has been ruined by the Wenchuan earthquake on May 12, 2008. As the 10th anniversary of the earthquake approaches, GT reporters revisited the old Beichuan County. Photo: Li Hao/GT

  • Chrysanthemums were placed among the ruins of Wenchuan earthquake in the old Beichuan County. Photo: Li Hao/GT






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