China News Service, Anqing, July 13 (Chen Juanjuan, Xiang Shunping, Chen Pengfei) "Sand bags are not enough, come again." At 16 o'clock on July 12, at the north side of the levee of Guangchengwei, Haikou Village, Haikou Town, Daguan District, Anqing City, Anhui Province More than 40 armed police officers and soldiers are urgently blocking a pipe with a diameter of 10 cm. This is already the fifth pipe they dispose of.
After fighting hard, the armed police officers and men rested in situ. Photo courtesy of Propaganda Department of Daguan District Committee
On the 12th, in the Haikou Village section of Guangcheng Wei, a dangerous situation occurred, and seven pipes of different sizes appeared on the ground inside the embankment. "Turbid muddy water is constantly pouring at the mouth of the pipe. If it is not disposed of in time, the inside of the dam will collapse and eventually break." said Zhang Shihai, deputy leader of the Anqing Detachment of the Armed Police.
Armed police officers and men's shoes. Photo courtesy of Propaganda Department of Daguan District Committee
After receiving the rescue order, the armed police officers and soldiers in Peiwen Village, Haikou Town emergency rescue Haikou Village. "Because the situation at the scene is very critical, after arriving at the site at 11 am, everyone dare not rest for a moment. Loading sandbags, transporting stones, moving mud, and blocking pipes with the method of laying water basins and cofferdams." Zhang Shihai introduced.
The youngest "after 00" fighter in the team. Photo courtesy of the Propaganda Department of Daguan District Committee
The reporter saw at the scene that the armed police officers and soldiers stepped on the shovel and supported the sacks by hand. They combined the shoulders of the soldiers with the link transmission and carried the sandbags to the mouth of the pipe.
The clothes of the officers and soldiers were already soaked, but they did not stop for a moment. "Although it's hard work, it's worth it." This year's 18-year-old Kong Weize is still a "post-00" recruit, but he works unambiguously, completely ignoring the mud, and trotting all the way to the destination. "If it were not for the officers and soldiers to come in time, the house would have been flooded. Thank you very much." Villager Wang Chuanyou said gratefully.
Armed police officers and soldiers carried sacks and blocked pipes. Photo courtesy of the Propaganda Department of Daguan District Committee
After five hours of continuous struggle, seven pipelines in the Haikou Village section of Guangcheng were successfully blocked. The officers and men finally breathed a sigh of relief, but they did not dare to leave, and remained there to prevent new dangers. "We will not retreat if the flood does not retreat. The scene we most want to see is that the people's homes are safe and sound." Zhang Sihai said.
When the reporter was about to leave the rescue scene, he saw that tired officers and soldiers were dozing and sleeping on the floor, some leaned against the wall, some lay on the stool, and others lay on the ground... a variety of sleep The posture appears on the dam and becomes a moving "landscape painting". (Finish)