SW China mourns quake victims
                 English.news.cn | 2014-08-10 10:02:24 | Editor: Yang Yi

(鲁甸地震)(10)哀悼云南鲁甸“8·03”6.5级地震遇难同胞仪式在鲁甸县城举行

Rescuers mourn the quake victims at the memorial service in Ludian County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 10, 2014. A 6.5-magnitude quake that struck Ludian County on Aug. 3 has left 617 people dead and 112 missing. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

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LUDIAN, Yunnan, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Amid sirens and horns wailing, people stood in silence on Sunday in tribute to victims of a massive earthquake in a remote town in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

At 10:00 a.m. Sunday, local residents and rescuers stood at the memorial service for the victims in the 6.5-magnitude quake that struck Ludian County on Aug. 3.

People presented white and yellow chrysanthemum to mourn the 617 people killed in the devastating quake. Another 112 people are still missing.

Amid the wails of car horns and sirens, all people at the public places around Yunnan stood in the 3-minute silent tribute to the victims.

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