Pic of the day: After landslide, “We can no longer hear them read”
18 Students Buried by Landslide in Yiliang, Yunnan province.
We Can No Longer Hear Them Read.
– Front page, Qilu Evening News, October 5, 2012.
While the disaster, which struck the area on October 4 after days of continuous rain, was an act of God, many are questioning why the students were still having classes during the National Day holiday. The Yiliang Education Bureau responded that the students were making up for classes disrupted due to the last month’s earthquakes. (Story: CNN)
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