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In Pics | Life After The Powerfull China Quake

In wake of a powerful earthquake that struck the remote reaches of China's western Xinjiang region, these pictures offer a look into the aftermath as people brave freezing cold temperatures.

China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

A youth rests at a shelter in Yamansu township of Uchturpan county, Aksu prefecture in western China's Xinjiang region. As aftershocks continued to rock western China on Wednesday, thousands of people were staying in tents and other shelters, lighting bonfires to fend off the freezing weather.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Residents displaced in the aftermath of an earthquake rest at a school dormitory used as temporary shelter in Wushi county in China's western Xinjiang region. A massive earthquake has struck a sparsely populated part of China's western Xinjiang region, killing a few and damaging or collapsing more than 120 homes in freezing cold weather.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

A vendor waits for customers at an outdoor stall on the road to Wushi county in China's western Xinjiang region. Officials say a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in a remote part of China’s western Xinjiang region has killed at least three people and caused extensive damage in freezing weather.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Vendors make naan bread at an outdoor stall on the road to Wushi county in China's western Xinjiang region.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Children play near tents set up for displaced residents of the recent earthquake in Yamansu township of Uchturpan county, Aksu prefecture in western China's Xinjiang region.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Workers deliver supplies to a shelter at the Yamansu township of Uchturpan county, Aksu prefecture in western China's Xinjiang region.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Men from the immigration department deliver supplies to a shelter at the Yamansu township of Uchturpan county, Aksu prefecture in western China's Xinjiang region.

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China Quake | Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Nurahun Osman attempts to catch a pigeon as he shows journalists the damage done to his coop during the earthquake in Yamansu township of Uchturpan county, Aksu prefecture in western China's Xinjiang region.

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