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Firefighters evacuate residents in SW China's flooded county

2010-07-09 15:49:29 GMT2010-07-09 23:49:29 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people. (Xinhua)

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people. (Xinhua)

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people. (Xinhua)

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people. (Xinhua)

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people. (Xinhua)

Fire fighters evacuate residents in Youyang County of Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, July 9, 2010. The electricity supply was interrupted by a heavy rainfall in Youyang on Friday. Local fire brigade dispatched 65 fire fighters to evacuate over 1,000 residents and rescue 215 trapped people.

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