Death toll rises to 24 from flash flood in SW China

By CNC

Added On August 9, 2017

  • Aerial photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the scene of flood-affected Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from a flash flood in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Tuesday. The flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. Several roads and bridges were also damaged. Rescue work is under way. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

  • Aerial photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the scene of flood-affected Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from a flash flood in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Tuesday. The flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. Several roads and bridges were also damaged. Rescue work is under way. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

  • Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the accident site after a flash flood hit Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from the flash flood leaving four people injured and another one missing Tuesday.As of 6 p.m., the flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

  • Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the accident site after a flash flood hit Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from the flash flood leaving four people injured and another one missing Tuesday.As of 6 p.m., the flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

  • Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the accident site after a flash flood hit Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from the flash flood leaving four people injured and another one missing Tuesday.As of 6 p.m., the flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

  • Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2017 shows the accident site after a flash flood hit Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province. The death toll has risen to 24 from the flash flood leaving four people injured and another one missing Tuesday.As of 6 p.m., the flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. (Xinhua/Xue Yubin)

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