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Rescue work continues for mudslide victims in Yunnan

2008-11-04 07:24:11 GMT2008-11-04 15:24:11 (Beijing Time) China Daily

Rescuers swim in floods to rescue villagers in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35. [CFP]

A firefighter climbs across a wire rope amid floods to evacuate stranded residents in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35. [CFP]

A firefighter crosses a river using a rope to evacuate stranded residents in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35. [CFP]

A firefighter crosses a river using a rope to evacuate stranded residents in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35. [CFP]

A firefighter crosses a river using a rope to evacuate stranded residents in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35. [CFP]

Rescuers swim in floods to rescue villagers in Lufeng county, southwest China's Yunnan province November 2, 2008. Heavy rainfall hit the area last weekend and caused torrents of mud and rock, which have affected nearly 1 million people in 13 counties of the Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in the province, killing at least 35.

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