CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Tel interview on rescue efforts in the flood-hit Xinjiang

08-01-2010 14:40 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

For more on rescue efforts in the flood-hit Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, we're joined on the line by our reporter, Wang Zirui, who's in Kuqa County. Hello, Zirui.

Q1. So far 545 people among the trapped have been rescued. What about the rest of them? Is there a specific number of those left in the mountainous area?

Q2. A helicopter from the Xinjiang Military Command landed at Kuqa Airport on Friday, but the rescue operation was delayed due to severe weather conditions. Have these conditions eased since then and allowed the rescue to proceed?

Q3. Finally, how about the county seat where you are standing now? Is there any danger caused also by the flood?

Okay, we'll leave it there. That's our reporter Wang Zirui, bringing us the latest from the flood-hit Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program