Death toll jumps to more than 300 in recent China flooding


PTI | Beijing | Updated: 02-08-2021 15:11 IST | Created: 02-08-2021 14:54 IST
Death toll jumps to more than 300 in recent China flooding
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Chinese authorities have announced a large jump in the death toll from recent floods.

The Henan provincial government said Monday that 302 people died and 50 remain missing.

The vast majority of the victims were in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, where 292 died and 47 are missing. Ten others died in three other cities, officials said a news conference.

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