China Post to Issue Quake Relief Stamp
   2013-04-27 18:38:17    Xinhua      Web Editor: Wang Wei

China Post Group will issue an earthquake relief stamp with all proceeds from sales going to Lushan County of Ya'an City in southwest China's Sichuan Province next Friday. [Photo: Hainan Post]

China Post Group will issue an earthquake relief stamp with all proceeds from sales going to Lushan County of Ya'an City in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The stamp will feature earthquake waves, to represent the disaster, and a heart held in hands, to illustrate relief work, the group said in a statement on Saturday.

The stamp will be issued on next Friday.

A total of 10 million stamps will be produced, costing 1.2 yuan (0.19 U.S. dollars) each, with all 12 million yuan worth of sales going to the quake-hit Lushan area, the statement said.

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Lushan County on April 20, leaving 196 dead, 21 missing and 13,484 injured as of Wednesday.

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