Hailstones, thundershower leave 12 dead, 27 injured in southern China

09:36, April 18, 2011      

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Photo taken on April 17, 2011, shows the steel shields on the buildings of an enterprise which were damaged and fell off in a wind storm in an industrial zone in Foshan City of south China's Guangdong Province, April 17, 2011. Guangdong was hit by wind storm and hailstorm disasters Sunday, which have killed 12 and injured 27 as of 7:00 p.m., according to official statistics. (Xinhua/Chen Binghui)

Hailstones, thundershower and gales pounded south China's Guangdong Province Sunday, leaving at least 12 dead and 27 injured as of 7 p.m Sunday, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Sunday.

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Source: Xinhua
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