* We are asking for your prayers for China. At 2: 28pm on Monday am earthquake struck in Central China and was registered at a 7.9 magnitude! Here are some things you should know:
*10,000 people were reported killed.
* Because the quake struck in mostly rural areas; many poorer people were killed and injured.
* The Red Cross of China has said financial aid is needed.
*The epicenter was Wenchuan in the Sinchuan Province.
* Many students are missing as 6 schools have fallen or crumbled in the Sinchuan Province; leaving many parents devastated as at one school, 900 students have been reported as trapped under the rubble. Many children throughout China have been trapped underneath the ruble of their schools besides above.
*Civilian houses have collapsed and rocks have fallen off of mountains onto many roadsides.
*2300 people were buried when two chemical plants collapsed.
* There have been multiple landslides and much of the nations transportation systems have been dismantled.
*”Xinhua also reported dead and injured in Gansu, Chongqing and Yunnan provinces.”
Some Links: CHINA’S BIG QUAKES: HERE
TARGETED PRAYERS FOR THE PEOPLE, CHILDREN, FAITH AMONG THE PEOPLE NOT TO BE DISSIPATED, THE LEADERSHIP, SURVIVAL, FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS, OTHER NATIONS TO SEND RELIEF, STRENGTH, HEALING, PEACE, WISDOM, GUIDANCE AND WHATEVER YOU MIGHT ADD.
URGENT PRAYER ALERT: Thousands Feared Dead after 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake in Central China—900 Schoolchildren Buried in Quake
Aimee Herd (May 12, 2008)
The death toll was expected to rise sharply. In Sichuan county, casualties are estimated at 3,000 to 5,000 people, Chinese media reported. (THIS WAS AN INTIIAL REPORT)
(Central China)—A massive earthquake, 7.8 in magnitude, hit China in mid-afternoon on Monday, with office buildings and classrooms full, leaving possibly thousands dead, and many more injured according to a FOXNews
report. (Graphic: USGS)
The quake struck “57 miles northwest of the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu” said the Chinese media, adding that the death toll there could rise to 3,000 – 5,000.
In one area, there were reportedly 900 schoolchildren buried in the quake, it is not known how many are still alive.
Check back for updates. Read more at the link provided.
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