China blasts dam to divert floods that killed at least 25

Mandeep Sethi 21 Jul 2021 258

China blasts dam to divert floods that killed at least 25 people..

China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25.

The dam operation was carried out late Tuesday night in the city of Luoyang, just as severe flooding overwhelmed the Henan provincial capital of Zhengzhou, trapping residents in the subway system and stranding them at schools, apartments, and offices.

 

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