PHOTOS: 7.8 Earthquake Rocks China, Kills Thousands

PHOTOS: 7.8 Earthquake Rocks China, Kills Thousands
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A collapsed school is seen in Chongqing, China, on May 12, 2008.

The magnitude 7.8 quake buried hundreds of students in at least eight schools across central Sichuan Province, killing at least 50 in Juyuan, according to the state-run news agency Xinhua.

Xinhua reported seeing teenagers struggling to break loose from under the rubble of their school "while others were crying out for help."

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