9 dead, 2 rescued in power station flooding in southwest China

Nine people have been confirmed dead after a building flooded at a power station in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local media reported citing authorities as saying on Friday.


ANI | Chengdu | Updated: 14-01-2022 16:24 IST | Created: 14-01-2022 16:24 IST
9 dead, 2 rescued in power station flooding in southwest China
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Nine people have been confirmed dead after a building flooded at a power station in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local media reported citing authorities as saying on Friday. The flooding, which took place at around 1:40 p.m. (local time) Wednesday, trapped 11 maintenance personnel in the power station in Danba County.

Two people were rescued without life-threatening injuries, Xinhua reported. All the flood water had been pumped out by 2:45 p.m. (local time) Friday, ending a rescue operation joined by over 500 rescue workers from related provincial, prefectural and county departments, as per Xinhua. (ANI)

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