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Fuhe River breaches bank again in rain-soaked east China province

06-23-2010 09:57 BJT Special Report: Rainstorm Batters Large Parts of China |

NANCHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The Fuhe River breached its bank again at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in Fuzhou, east China's Jiangxi Province, the provincial Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters said Wednesday.

Fire fighters help the trapped villagers evacuate to safe places in Fuzhou City, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 22, 2010. The heavy rains and floods ravaging 10 southern Chinese provinces had killed 199 and left 123 missing as of Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.(Xinhua/Zhou Ke)
Fire fighters help the trapped villagers evacuate to safe places in Fuzhou City, 
east China's Jiangxi Province, June 22, 2010. The heavy rains and floods ravaging 
10 southern Chinese provinces had killed 199 and left 123 missing as of Tuesday, 
according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.(Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

Fortunately, residents in the area that may be affected by the flood had been evacuated the previous night, according to the headquarters.

The width of the breach is still not known.

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