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Chinese President Arrives at NW China Quake Zone to Direct Relief Work

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Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived at the quake-hit Yushu prefecture in northwestern China's Qinghai Province Sunday morning to direct relief work and visit victims.

Hu cut short his visit to Latin America and returned to Beijing on Saturday due to the 7.1-magnitude quake, which struck the Yushu prefecture Wednesday morning, and left 1,484 dead with 312 still missing by Saturday.

(Xinhua News Agency April 18, 2010)