China confirms 7 Vietnamese among landslide deaths

VOV.VN - Officials of the northern province of Ha Giang said today, July 27, that seven of the people killed in the torrential rain that recently struck southern China that spawned flooding and mudslides have been positively confirmed as Vietnamese.

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Dozens of people in Guangxi were killed and roughly 600 homes collapsed and another 6,500 were damaged after flooding inundated thousands of acres of land. More than 90,000 were forced from their homes.

Tran Duc Quy, vice chair of provincial people’s committee, made the announcement saying that the names and identities of the seven individuals have now been positively identified by Guangxi officials as Vietnamese.

All the dead were residents of the district of Meo Vac, he noted. Additionally, Guangxi officials affirmatively established the identities of another 33 residents of the Meo Vac district that were injured.

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