Earthquake in China – 12th May 2008 – Who was affected?

A strong earthquake (7.8 magnitude) has caused devastation and killed thousands in Sichuan Province, China.

You can find out more about the event here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/asia_pacific/2008/china_quake/default.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7396400.stm

The area affected can be seen in detail on this map:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7400614.stm

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