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8 killed, 7 missing due to heavy rainfall in China

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-09-11 17:26
BEIJING - Eight people died and seven remain missing after heavy rain hit parts of southwest and central China from Friday, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Monday.

As of Monday 9 am, storms have forced the evacuation of nearly 6,700 people in Chongqing Municipality and the provinces of Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Shaanxi, the ministry said.

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