TAXKORGAN, May 13, 2017 - Rescuers distribute relief materials to children at a temporary kindergarten of an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017. Eight people have been confirmed dead and 29 others were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County early Thursday morning. China has activated emergency response procedures following the earthquake.

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Rescuers set up a banner for a temporary kindergarten of an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017.

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A little boy has lunch at a temporary kindergarten of an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017.

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A volunteer prepares mutton for children at a temporary kindergarten of an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017.

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Eight people have been confirmed dead and 29 others were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County till 2:00 p.m. Thursday. A villager carries quake-relief materials at an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017.

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A villager gets water at an emergency shelter in Quzgun Village of quake-hit Taxkorgan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 12, 2017.

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