A survivor of the Chinese earthquake waits in a hospital for treatment of her injuries on July 23.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck central China on Monday morning, killing at least 95 people and injuring hundreds more.
The earthquake struck around 7:45 a.m. local time, according to CNN, and resulted in the destruction of thousands of buildings, telecommunication lines, and major highways.
Areas affected include Minxian and Zhangxian counties in Gansu Province, where it's estimated that more than a thousand people were injured.
Pulled to Safety
A woman in Yongguang township collapses in anguish on July 23 after learning that a member of her family died in the Chinese earthquake.
Funeral services for victims of the catastrophe began on Tuesday, and continue this week alongside reconstruction efforts.
Rescuers in Yongguang township continue to look for survivors of the earthquake beneath the rubble, as seen on July 23.
Dong Xianshou of Minxian County pauses in anguish in front of his leveled home while recounting the story of his survival.
The moon acts as a searchlight for rescuers searching for a buried villager in Meichuan township. A man observes while workers comb through dusty rubble, which buried hundreds throughout the country following the collapse of some 50,000 buildings during the quake.
Combing Through Collapse
A woman searches through the collapsed ruins of a damaged house. According to China Daily, some 17,000 houses were destroyed completely in the quake, with the same number experiencing extensive damage.
A man lies injured on the floor of a hospital, waiting to receive treatment among the hundreds injured in Monday's earthquake. According to China Daily, at least 550 people were sent to hospitals following the quake, with 60 sustaining serious injuries.
Cleaning Up After Chaos
A man looks on as cleanup efforts begin in central China with the removal of obstacles from a blocked road. CNN reported that more than 300 armed police troops and 64 heavy machines have been dispatched since the quake, in an effort to repair the damaged National Highway No. 212.
Rescues in the Rubble
About 3,000 government employees—including armed police, firefighters, and militia—were sent to quake-affected areas, according to China Daily. Here, rescuers use shovels to pick through collapsed buildings, in hopes of rescuing victims who may be still trapped underneath the destruction.
The coffin of an 84-year-old villager is carried following the deadly earthquake. China Daily reported Monday that many of the quake casualties were elderly and children, who were unable to escape from collapsing houses quickly enough.
Borne Out of Tragedy
This baby was born just hours after the deadly quake, in a rescue tent. According to reports, both the child and mother are in good health.