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Flood: China Feels The Horror

Flood: China Feels The Horror
  • PublishedJuly 18, 2017

Heavy rain in the central and eastern parts of China’s northeastern city of Jilin, local authorities said Monday, Xinhua reports on Thursday and Friday has left much of the province inundated. At least Eighteen people have died and another 18 remain missing as a result of the flood.

The city of Jilin was severely flooded and more than 110,000 people had to be relocated, according to the city flood control and drought relief office.

A 32,360-strong search and rescue team has been deployed in the city to remove the sludge and debris, repair bridges, and reconnect households to telecommunications and electricity networks.

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