- A firefighter who rescued a baby in the recent earthquake in Sichuan, China revealed that he was also rescued by a firefighter as a child in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
- Sichuan was hit by a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Monday which was followed by aftershocks continuing into Tuesday, killing 86 people and injuring more than 270.
- The firefighter was photographed holding the baby and helping villagers.
Photos of a firefighter cradling a two-month-old survivor of the recent Sichuan earthquake led to the revelation that the man was also rescued as a child by a firefighter in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan on Monday, followed by 2.9-magnitude aftershocks throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. State media reported on Thursday that the death toll has risen to 86 people while 270 more have been injured and 35 remain missing.
- A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit China’s southwestern Sichuan province, killing at least 65 people and injuring more than 200 others.
- There are at least 12 people missing, according to reports.
- Over 50,000 people have relocated to safer areas, while rescuers continue to retrieve over 200 people stranded in the quake zone.
- In a viral video captured on a vehicle’s dashcam, a vehicle can be seen driving along a street when the earthquake struck. Trees can be seen violently swaying just before the facade of a building crumbles onto the street as people run away from the scene.
An earthquake that hit China’s southwestern Sichuan province has killed at least 65 people and injured more than 200 others.
The 6.6-magnitude quake struck southwest of Sichuan’s capital Chengdu at around 1 p.m. local time on Monday with aftershocks continuing into Tuesday, impacting an estimated 1 million people.
The medical team sent from Sichuan Province to Wuhan, a city in Hubei Province, is set to receive a year’s worth of hot pot for free once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
The decision was made by the Hot Pot Association of Sichuan province as a way to pay tribute to those risking their lives on the front lines, according to People.cn.
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A hot pot base factory in Sichuan, China offered an exclusive look on how they prepare their signature beef vegetable base.
The behind-the-scene video, posted on China’s short video app Kuaishou, shows how the factory in Sichuan, a Chinese province famous for its spicy hot pots, makes their ever-famous beef fat vegetable base, SupChina reported.
A 5-year-old boy in China miraculously survived after falling from the 20th floor of a residential building by grabbing the railings of the floor below and clinging onto them for nearly 30 minutes.
The incident occurred around 6 a.m. on July 13 in Dazhou, Sichuan Province.
Authorities in southwest China are investigating the case of a mysterious frying wok which fell from a building and caused severe injury to an elderly man.
The victim of the unfortunate incident was identified as 81-year-old Wang Juqing, who was given 17 stitches after sustaining wounds that caused bleeding in the head.
Chinese netizens are grieving over the death of Zhou Lin, the Chinese breast cancer patient who documented her battle against the illness in an inspiring online diary. She was 29 years old.
According to People’s Daily Online (via MailOnline), Zhou succumbed to her disease at home in Shifang, Sichuan Province, on Nov. 27. Zhou’s family relayed the sad news on her WeChat account. Her multitudes of followers expressed grief on social media over her passing, with netizens revealing how Zhou’s positive attitude despite her illness has given them inspiration.
One remorseful Chinese husband from Sichuan Province went through great lengths to tell his wife that he’s sorry by placing his apologies on more than 620 advertisement boards.
The apologetic husband, whose surname is Wang, went to the trouble of spending 3,000 yuan ($451) worth of ad space on 626 taxi cabs throughout Guangyan.
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A middle school teacher surnamed Zhou in Sichuan Province in southwest China has been suspended after photos showing him whipping his students with an extension cable went viral.
The students can be seen kneeling down outside of the school in Tongjiang County and being beaten by their teacher as classmates look on and wait for their turn.
A group of college students at China West Normal University in Nanchong, Sichuan Province, created a fundraising campaign to buy a smartphone for a sanitation worker who lost his own near the school.
The 63-year-old Ren Xingyu had misplaced his phone while sweeping the streets outside of the university last Tuesday, so the students put up posters on the street and shared information online about his device.