NW China flood leaves 7 dead, 2 missing

NW China flood leaves 7 dead, 2 missing

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:31 pm

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Seven people have died and two others missing after a flood hit northwest China’s Gansu Province, local authorities said on Tuesday.

Rainstorm hit three townships in Wenxian county in Longnan city from Sunday evening and has resulted in geological disasters, including landslides.

Nearly 1,000 residents have been relocated to safety.

The rain also left roads blocked as houses collapsed or damaged, and power supply and communication interrupted.

The local government has dispatched people to participate in rescue and relief work.


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