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80,000 evacuated in flood-hit Guangxi

2010-06-03 10:25:54 GMT2010-06-03 18:25:54 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Local residents try to save their belongings in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on June 3, 2010. Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Local children eat food in floods in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on June 3, 2010. Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

A local wades through floods in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on June 3, 2010. Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

A local resident is seen on a make-shift raft in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on June 3, 2010. Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Local officials and residents transport trapped people on a boat in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on June 3, 2010. Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Across Guangxi, the rainstorms had battered 27 counties and nearly 80,000 people had been evacuated as of Wednesday night, the local government said.

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