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10 killed, 1 missing in S China's Shenzhen flash flood [Copy link] 中文

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Updated at 08:22 BJT

The rainstorm-triggered flash flood in Shenzhen's Luohu District, south China's Guangdong Province, has killed 10 people.

The rescue team is still searching for the last missing person.

Updated at 20:00 BJT

The death toll from rainstorm-triggered flash flood in Shenzhen's Luohu District, south China's Guangdong Province has risen to nine people, while two remain missing.

The search and rescue operation is still underway.



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Updated at 11:05 BJT

Five people have died and six are missing as a result of Thursday's flash flooding, Shenzhen's emergency department said.

Updated at 9:20 BJT

The death toll has risen to four as two more bodies were recovered from Donghu Lake in Shenzhen's Luohu District.

The local emergency department is still searching for the seven missing.

The riverway workers were dredging when floods flashed into underdrains they were working at.

Updated at 7:16 BJT

Two construction workers were killed and nine others are still unaccounted for after a flash flood caused by heavy rainfall hit Shenzhen City, South China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said on Friday.

Three incidents of workers being washed away by floodwater were reported to the emergency office on Thursday night in two districts in Shenzhen. One happened in the Futian District and the two others in the Luohu District, where the deaths occurred.

As of 11:00 p.m. BJT on Thursday, a total of six workers have been rescued from the three incidents.

A search and rescue operation is still underway.

(Cover: Rescuers searching for missing people after Shenzhen flash flood on April 12, 2019)


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