China News Service, Jincheng, July 12 (Wang Huilin, Cai Jun, Shi Lipeng) Affected by continuous rainfall, on July 11, a flash flood occurred in Caohe Village, Nanling Township, Zezhou County, Jincheng City, Shanxi Province, causing many houses to be washed away by floods. 1 person was buried and 7 people lost contact.

Armed police officers and soldiers rushed to the disaster-stricken area to help.

Photo by Jing Xudong

  On the evening of July 11, officers and soldiers of the Jincheng Detachment of the Armed Police Shanxi Corps rushed to the disaster-stricken area with rescue equipment such as jacks, assault boats, and kayaks.

The armed police officers and soldiers cleaned up the silt.

Photo by Jing Xudong

  As mountain torrents destroyed the roads and motor vehicles were unable to pass, the armed police officers and soldiers marched on foot.

The first echelon led by Political Commissar Hao Yongning of the Jincheng Detachment of the Armed Police Shanxi Corps, marched for 3 hours and was the first rescue force to reach the disaster-stricken area.

After fighting day and night, armed police officers and soldiers rushed to repair 5 kilometers of roads.

Photo by Sun Jianhua

  Due to rainfall accumulation and river inflow, the situation at the disaster site was complicated and rescue operations were difficult. The armed police officers and soldiers immediately divided into multiple routes to search and rescue the missing persons, evacuate the crowd, and help the affected villagers clean up the silt.

The armed police officers and soldiers searched and rescued at the scene.

Photo by Sun Jianhua

  In order to prevent secondary disasters caused by road collapse and rolling rocks, rescue officers and soldiers combined with the on-site situation to comprehensively study and judge, and use the combination of unmanned aerial vehicle reconnaissance and personnel forwarding to conduct reconnaissance and rescue.

After fighting day and night, armed police officers and soldiers have rushed to repair 5 kilometers of roads.

  As of 17:00 on the 12th, rescue is still ongoing.

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