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Aug 15, 2022 07:49 PM
CHINA

Flash Floods in Southwest China Kill Seven as Tourists Ignore Warning

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

Flash floods in Southwest China’s Sichuan province killed seven people and injured eight others on Saturday, as tourists were trapped when shallow rivers quickly turned into fast-flowing rapids, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.

Search and rescue work at Longcao valley was near completion as of Sunday afternoon, while one person was still hospitalized with minor injuries at a local hospital, according to the Pengzhou city publicity department.

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