PHOTOS Rescue scenes after the Jintang flood

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Rescue scenes after the Jintang flood

14:25, July 13, 2018

The flood in Jintang County northeast of Chengdu City is subsiding. Rescue and dredging work is being carried out as part of post-disaster recovery work.

The Chengdu municipal government has rushed manpower and materials to Jintang. Local army forces are also fully committed to disaster relief, according to Chengdu Economic Daily on Thursday.

Local people assist in rescue work. The following are various scenes of post-typhoon Jintang.

Photos: Chengdu Economic Daily

Rescue and dredging work.

Local people laugh as they cross a flooded street.

On site photo

Rescue and dredging work.

Firefighters’ rescue residents.

Firefighters’ rescue residents.

Firefighters’ rescue residents.

The Chengdu #3 Firefighting squad used rubber boats to evacuate people stranded by the deluge.

The Wenhua intersection is a curved road, where floodwaters are deeper.

The Chengdu #3 Firefighting squad used rubber boats to evacuate people stranded by the deluge.

The Wenhua intersection is a curved road, where floodwaters are deeper.

At a community in Ankang, Liu Fugui and his 18-year-old son Liu Renqiang row a wooden boat to help evacuate residents, especially senior citizens and children.

The son was pushing the boat while the father was baling water from the boat. Their boat went between Wenhua Road and Xingfu Road for more than two hours, helping more than 30 people to safety.

Fuxing Street was heavily flooded, and local government used forklifts to transfer residents to safety.

Fuxing Street was heavily flooded, and local government used forklifts to transfer residents to safety.

Fuxing Street was heavily flooded, and local government used forklifts to transfer residents to safety.

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