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30,000 trapped after torrential rains hit China.

Summary: CHANGCHUN, China, July 28, 2010, SPA --More than 30,000 people are reportedly trapped by floodwaters in a town in northeast China&'s Jilin Province after torrential downpours. Telecommunications were down in Kouqian Town, where the Yongji County Government is located, and more than 200...

More than 30,000 people are reportedly trapped by floodwaters in a town in northeast China's Jilin Province after torrential downpours. Telecommunications were down in Kouqian Town, where the Yongji County Government is located, and more than 200 rescuers had been sent in, officials with the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters said Wednesday. The train station of Kouqian was surrounded by floodwaters with more than 80 passengers and station workers trapped inside after the Xingshan Reservoir overflowed, the official told Xinhua News Agency.

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