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Firefighters join flood-relief drill as water level rises in E China

(Xinhua)

07:58, May 18, 2012

A firefighter takes part in a flood-relief drill in Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, May 16, 2012. The drill was held as an effort to enhance rescuers' disaster relief capabilities, as days of heavy rains have hit regions along the Yangtze River. Chinese firefighters usually take part in most rescue operations. (Xinhua/Hong Xianzhi)
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