100 policemen mobilized to consolidate dyke in Jiangxi Province

13:59, June 25, 2010      

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A contingent of armed policemen with the Ji'an City's Detachment convey and pile up sand bags in a rush consolidation of the Fangzhou Batardeau to contain the tempestuous and surging Ganjiang River, at Liujiacun section, in Ji'an City, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 24, 2010. It took some 6 hours for more than 100 armed policemen in a swift mobilization to consolidate 80 cubic meters of the batardeau with some 3,800 sand bags in their emergency operation to obviate the peril of dyke-burst and guarantee the safety of 10,000 local people. National Meteorological Center (NMC) warned Thursday that torrential rains are expected to pound the nation's badly-flooded southern regions over the next two days. (Xinhua/Dai Qingming)

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