Chinese Premier Li Keqiang talks to the relief officers and soldiers at the earthquake zone in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 4, 2014. Premier Li Keqiang walked into Longtoushan Township of Ludian County Monday to examine the situation of the earthquake and instruct the quake relief work. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)
Premier urges rescue as top priority in quake relief
BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang on Monday urged the rescue of people as top priority in relief work after a deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Li gave the instructions aboard a plane rushing to the quake zone, where at least 398 people died as of 2 p.m. Monday.Full Story