In this Week in Photos, a train derails near Chenzhou, Hunan province; a deadly forest fire threatens Xichang, Sichuan province; and Wuhanese pass a somber Tomb-Sweeping Day.
Rescuers comb through a train wreck near Chenzhou, Hunan province, March 30, 2020. Xinhua
A forest fire rages near Xichang, Sichuan province, March 31, 2020. Eighteen firefighters and one guide were killed battling the blaze. Xinhua
A couple honors Tomb-Sweeping Day in Wuhan, Hubei province, April 4, 2020. This year’s holiday was named a national day of mourning for victims of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Sun Zhan for Sixth Tone
Two men in protective gear look out at the river on Tomb-Sweeping Day in Wuhan, Hubei province, April 4, 2020. Mai Quan for Sixth Tone
Firefighters disinfect an elementary school in Nantong, Jiangsu province, March 30, 2020.
A woman adjusts a child’s mask in Chongqing, April 2, 2020. Liu Song for Sixth Tone