Gallery: Fighting the Flood
Jul. 17, 2020
A soldier on Monday shoulders a sandbag that will be used to reinforce a dike along the Yangtze River in Wuhu, East China’s Anhui province.
Soldiers fill sandbags with mud near a dike.
Mud clings to a soldier’s clothing. More than 7,000 soldiers had been dispatched to flood-stricken cities in eastern China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Monday.
Soldiers haul sandbags Tuesday near Poyang Lake in Lushan, East China’s Jiangxi province.
A soldier falls into muddy water while carrying a sandbag.
A soldier washes his face with muddy water Sunday near Poyang Lake.
Soldiers rest on Monday in Jiujiang, Jiangxi.