- Chinese reveal shocking school death statistics
Friday 21st November, 2008
The magnitude 8.0 earthquake left about 88,000 people dead or missing.
Children were buried in rubble when schools collapsed, raising questions about their construction.
Sichuan's vice governor Wei Hong made the announcement of the school death toll while discussing preparations for the coming winter in the zone.
Many people are still without adequate shelter for the coming freezing weather.