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President Xi visits quake zone in Sichuan

Updated: 2013-05-21 20:04
( Xinhua)

LUSHAN, Sichuan - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday visited Lushan County in southwest China's Sichuan Province, one month after the county was hit by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake.

Xi visited a gymnasium in the county, which was taken as a temporary shelter for the residents affected.

"I have been very concerned about you since the quake happened, " Xi told the people sheltered in the gymnasium.

He also stressed scientific planning and implementation of the reconstruction work.

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