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Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Shanghai
Updated: 2004-07-13 11:48

An old man stands beside a car damaged during the storm, which killed at least seven and wounded dozens of others in Shanghai, Monday evening, July 12, 2004. The storm also damaged nearly 200 houses and caused a power blackout affecting a large area in the city's northwest. [Xinhua]

A gantry crane at a construction site on Cao'an Road is blown down by the storm, killing one and injuring two after crashing more than 50 houses. [Xinhua]

An advertisement board collapse during the thunderstorm. [Xinhua]