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Ponding area in mudslide-hit NW China county

2010-08-14 04:03:54 GMT2010-08-14 12:03:54 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2010 shows the scene of the ponding area in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2010 shows the scene of the ponding area in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present. (Xinhua/Wang Peng)

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2010 shows the scene of the ponding area in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Soldiers settle explosives to dredge water channel in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2010 shows the scene of Bailong River running through the landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present. (Xinhua/Nie Jianjiang)

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2010 shows the scene of the ponding area in landslide-hit Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. Over 80 multi-storeyed buildings are still in seriously ponding area, with water depth of 3-5 meters at present.

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