September 29, 2022

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China blasts dam to divert floods that killed at least 33

Euronews.

By AP, AFP

China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of the country’s most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll from the widespread flooding rose to at least 33.

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.

Another seven people were reported missing, provincial officials said at a news conference.

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