In the early morning of September 26, heavy rain induced a blocking-type flash flood disaster at Longtougou, Labahe Town, Tianquan County, Ya'an City, Sichuan Province, which caused the flooding of the second bid section of the reconstruction road project in the reservoir area of ​​the Guolangqiao Hydropower Station in Labahe Town, Tianquan County. 62 people were trapped, and traffic, roads, electricity, and satellite communications were interrupted.

  After the disaster, Ya'an City quickly launched the second-level flood prevention emergency response and the second-level geological disaster response.

Sichuan Province and Ya'an City quickly mobilized rescue forces and organized rescue work. 45 trapped people were successfully transferred and evacuated to a safe area, and at the same time they tried their best to search and rescue 17 missing persons.

  As of 17:00 on the 26th, 5 of the 17 missing persons had been found.

Among them, 2 people died and 3 people were evacuated to a safe area (2 people were slightly injured, 1 person was uninjured).

  At present, the search and rescue of the missing persons, the investigation of the cause of the disaster, and the comfort and aftercare of the relatives of the missing persons are proceeding in an orderly manner.

(Reporter Liu Zhongjun produced Lu Huiqian's video source from Sichuan Fire)

Editor in charge: [Zhang Kaixin]

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