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Heavy rainstorm causes dyke breaches in Anhui Province

2010-07-12 06:29:18 GMT2010-07-12 14:29:18 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on July 11, 2010 shows the dike breach at Qingcao section of the Dasha River, in Tongcheng City, east China's Anhui Province. Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches. (Xinhua/Liao Fu'an)

Soldiers repair the dike breaches with sand bags at Qingcao section of the Dasha River, in Tongcheng City, east China's Anhui Province, July 11, 2010. Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches. (Xinhua/Liao Fu'an)

Soldiers repair the dike breaches with sand bags at Qingcao section of the Dasha River, in Tongcheng City, east China's Anhui Province, July 11, 2010. Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches. (Xinhua/Liao Fu'an)

Soldiers repair the dike breaches with sand bags at Qingcao section of the Dasha River, in Tongcheng City, east China's Anhui Province, July 11, 2010. Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches. (Xinhua/Liao Fu'an)

Soldiers bring timber to seal the dike breaches at Qingcao section of the Dasha River, in Tongcheng City, east China's Anhui Province, July 11, 2010. Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches. (Xinhua/Liao Fu'an)

Tongcheng city was hit by heavy rainstorm in recent days, causing dike breaches on the Dasha River on Sunday morning. A total of 110 soldiers rushed to the site to repair breaches.

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