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Armed policemen block dam of Meixi Reservoir, China's Jiangxi Province

2010-07-15 03:35:27 GMT2010-07-15 11:35:27 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Armed policemen throw stones to block the torrential spate that overflow the dam of Meixi Reservoir at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010. More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Armed policemen throw stones to block the torrential spate that overflow the dam of Meixi Reservoir at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010. More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Armed policemen throw stones to block the torrential spate that overflow the dam of Meixi Reservoir at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010. More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Rescuers wade through the torrents towards the Meixi Reservoir to join in the efforts of reinforcing its dam at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010. More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Armed policemen throw stones to block the torrential spate that overflow the dam of Meixi Reservoir at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010. More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields. (Xinhua/Hu Guolin)

Armed policemen throw stones to block the torrential spate that overflow the dam of Meixi Reservoir at Dagang Town of Duchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2010.

More than 40,000 villagers living on the lower reaches of the Meixi Reservoir have been evacuated after heavy rainfalls triggered flash floods that inundate many villages and crop fields.

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