CHINA Car swept away by mountain torrents in Chongqing, leaving four dead, two missing

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Car swept away by mountain torrents in Chongqing, leaving four dead, two missing

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13:18, August 25, 2021

A car in Zhong County of southwest China's Chongqing encountered sudden heavy rain, and was washed away by mountain torrents Monday afternoon, police said.

(Photo: CCTV News)

As of press time, two people were rescued, four died and two are missing. The situation is under further investigation.

Since Sunday, heavy rain has hit Chongqing. Large rivers like the Yangtze, Wujiang and Jialing rivers in Chongqing have also witnessed rapidly increasing water levels, and heavy rains are forecast to continue in the municipality from Tuesday to Thursday.

(Compiled by Feng Zhenglin)

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