Pictures taken from a thread on Tianya. This is truly a tragedy, I just hope those living in the affected areas are rescued soon.
In Chengdu, a hospital was evacuated onto the streets. Residents formed circles to ensure a doctor could safely deliver a baby.
A man kissing his pregnant wife's hand, assuring her that he will be with at her side.
Parents and grandparents soothing babies.
Students at a Lanzhou primary school hiding under desks.
A man comforting his wife/girlfriend.
In Xian, People's Liberation Army No. 323 Officer Hospital erected tents to accommodate their 700 evacuated patients.
Malls were closed due to concerns of aftershocks.
A building in Chengdu shows cracks after the quake.
Hangzhou residents looked up at the buildings from where they were just evacuated.
Many buildings collapsed in Dujiangyan City.
Students at a Dujiangyan City middle schools were buried in the rubble.
Premier Wen arrived at the affected areas within hours.
A brave pregnant woman lowered herself down a hospital wall using sheets tied together.