18 dead, 18 miss­ing in China flood­ing

Muscat Daily - - WORLD -

Flood­ing in China’s north­east has left 18 dead and 18 miss­ing, state me­dia said on Mon­day, af­ter the lat­est deadly del­uge to hit the coun­try this sum­mer. The cen­tral and east­ern parts of Jilin prov­ince were hit by driv­ing rain on Thurs­day and Fri­day, ac­cord­ing to the of­fi­cial Xin­hua News Agency. More than 110,000 were forced to flee the city of Jilin due to the heavy rain, it said, adding that 32,000 res­cue work­ers were sent to the area.

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