CHINA Stranded residents evacuated to safety in Sichuan

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Stranded residents evacuated to safety in Sichuan

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11:51, August 19, 2020

Rescuers transfer stranded people from Fengzhou Island of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. Sichuan province on Tuesday activated the highest level of flood control response for the first time on record, as rain ravaged parts of the province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescuers transfer stranded people from Fengzhou Island of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/China News Service]

Rescuers transfer stranded people from Fengzhou Island of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/China News Service]

A rescuer helps a woman put on a life jacket on Fengzhou Island in Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescuers transfer a stranded old man in Shizhong district of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescuers transfer a stranded girl from Fengzhou Island of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescuers transfer stranded people in Shizhong district of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescuers transfer emergency supplies in Shizhong district of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Aug 18, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Floodwaters from the Minjiang River lap at the toes of the Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Leshan, Sichuan province, on Tuesday. [Photo/Xinhua]

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