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Armed soldiers rescue residents in Anqing, China's Anhui Province

2010-07-14 07:03:05 GMT2010-07-14 15:03:05 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A citizen calls on a waterlogged road in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province, July 13, 2010. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city. Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places. (Xinhua/Xu Guokang)

Photo taken on July 13, 2010 shows a waterlogged community in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city. Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places. (Xinhua/Xu Guokang)

Armed soldiers transfer citizens in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province, July 13, 2010. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city. Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places. (Xinhua/Xu Guokang)

Armed soldiers transfer citizens in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province, July 13, 2010. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city. Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places. (Xinhua/Xu Guokang)

Armed soldiers transfer citizens in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province, July 13, 2010. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city. Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places. (Xinhua/Xu Guokang)

Armed soldiers transfer citizens in Anqing, east China's Anhui Province, July 13, 2010. Heavy rainfall hit Anqing on Tuesday, causing severe flood in the city.

Some 600 soldiers and more than 20 speed boats were dispatched to rescue people trapped by the flood. More than 20,000 residents have been transfered to safe places.

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