Published on 27th May 2008 by

May 2008
ABC’s Stephen McDonnell travels to the epicenter of the tragedy, to a city that is no more. He brings back a compelling report that reveals the terrifying scale of the devastation.
As disaster struck, Yingxiu became a mountain of rubble overnight. Thousands of people, including many children have been trapped under ruins for days. Lack of means has hindered rescue efforts, leaving many survivors helpless and frustrated. For locals ‘the only future…is to bulldoze everything and start from scratch’. A powerful eye-witness account from the heart of this tragedy.

Produced by ABC Australia
Distributed by Journeyman Pictures


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