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Photos: Deadly earthquake strikes China's Sichuan province

Updated 9:38 AM ET, Sun April 28, 2013
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People pay their respects at a newly built grave in Ya'an, China, on Saturday, April 27, one week after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake. More than 190 people died and thousands were injured after the quake struck China's southwest Sichuan province on April 20, state media reported. STRinger/AFP/Getty Images
Students and soldiers from the air force attend a flag-raising ceremony in Baosheng Primary School in Lushan County, southwest China's Sichuan province, April 26. The primary school was built within 28 hours by the air force troops from the People's Liberation Army Chengdu Military Area Command, who also donated stationery and computers to students and teachers affected by the earthquake. LIU YINGHUA/Xinhua /Landov
Rescue workers unload relief supplies in the Shuangshi township of Ya'an, China, on Thursday, April 25. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers carry a victim's body in the Taiping township of Ya'an on April 25. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images
A man stands before his damaged home in the Taiping township of Ya'an on Wednesday, April 24. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers load relief supplies onto a helicopter in Ya'an on April 24. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Students of the University of South China light candles to pray for quake victims on April 24 in Hengnan, China. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Rescuers check a collapsed building in Lingguan township in Ya'an. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A woman who lost her son in the earthquake cries in front of her damaged home in Ya'an on April 24. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A health worker gathers dead ducks during the decontamination of a duck farm on April 24. STRinger/AFP/Getty Images
A woman sits on debris in Ya'an on Tuesday, April 23. STRinger/AFP/Getty Images
A man wipes away tears in front of a damaged house on Tuesday. STRinger/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue workers unload medicine in Ya'an on Tuesday. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images
A man and woman react to the damage in Ya'an on Tuesday. STRinger/AFP/Getty Images
Villagers carry the coffin of a man killed in the earthquake in Lushan, Sichuan Province, on Monday, April 22. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
An injured boy receives treatment on Monday. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Two soldiers help move a television from a damaged house on Monday in Ya'an. Feng Li/Getty Images
Military medical officers carry a patient to an ambulance at the hospital in Ya'an, China, on Monday. Feng Li/Getty Images
Chinese soldiers search for survivors on Sunday, April 21, in Lushan County. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
A building in Ya'an is lopsided on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Families rest at an emergency relief center in Ya'an on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers evacuate an injured survivor onto a military helicopter on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
People cover their faces as rocks fall from mountains on their way home to Ya'an on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A woman carries her baby through rubble in Lushan County in Sichuan, China, on Sunday, April 21. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
Survivors and rescuers make their way along a damaged area in Lushan on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A family rests in a makeshift shelter in Lushan on Sunday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Chinese residents sleep in open areas for fear of aftershocks in Sichuan Province on Sunday. HOW HWEE YOUNG/EPA/LANDOV
Chinese residents sleep in a car on Sunday to avoid danger from aftershocks. HOW HWEE YOUNG/EPA/LANDOV
Rescue workers distribute food on Sunday. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers dig through rubble in quake-hit Qingren township in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday, April 20. YU PING/Xinhua/Landov
Residents rest near destroyed houses in Sichuan Province on Saturday. YU PING/Xinhua/Landov
A rescue car from Chengdu Military Region falls off a cliff into a river in Sichuan Province. Two of the 17 soldiers in the car had died by 11:30 p.m. Saturday Beijing time. XINHUA/Xinhua/Landov
Rescuers carry a paralyzed patient from a collapsed house on Sunday in Qingren township. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A woman walks on bricks fallen from a collapsed house Saturday in Longmen township. Zhang Xiaoli/XINHUA/LANDOV
Displaced children rest at an evacuation shelter in Baosheng township on Saturday. Jiang Hongjing/XINHUA/LANDOV
Houses collapsed on the side of a road in Sichuan province. stringer/Reuters/Landov
Rescuers run through a road blocked by fallen rocks on Saturday. Chen Xie/XINHUA/LANDOV
This photo taken on a helicopter shows the quake-destroyed houses in Taiping Town in Ya'an City on Saturday. Liu Yinghua/XINHUA/LANDOV
Medical workers pull an injured patient out of the emergency treatment room Saturday at a medical emergency center in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. Li Hualiang/XINHUA/LANDOV
A collapsed house sits in Gucheng Village. Fei Maohua/XINHUA/LANDOV
Rescuers head for Baosheng township on Saturday. Jiang Hongjing/XINHUA/LANDOV
Rescuers sit on ruins of a house in Longmen, an area close to the epicenter of the earthquake. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
People attempt to move a huge rock blocking the road to Longmen township on Saturday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Residents help carry injured people to the hospital on Saturday in the city of Ya'an. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Rubble covers roadside houses in Longmen on Saturday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Traffic passes debris in Chongqing on Saturday. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
A girl gives offerings to the dead by the side of ruins in Longmen on Saturday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
A rescuer stands by a damaged building in Longmen on Saturday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images
Huge rocks lie on a road in Longmen on Saturday. STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images