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Droughts force villagers to dig 40m for water, SW China

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10:58, February 03, 2012

A villager works at 40 meters underground in search of water in Shilin County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, February 2, 2012. Severe droughts had wiped out more than 10,000 mu (1647.37 acres) of crops, and dried up 32 out of the 81 reservoirs throughout the county till January 29, according to local authorities. (CNS Photo/Ren Dong)
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