Troops deployed to repair dike in Nanjing

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In the city of Nanjing, raging floodwaters breached a dike, threatening the safety of towns downstream. 1,500 soldiers rushed to the scene at midnight, building floating bridges on the river to repair the dike. CCTV’s Li Qiong filed this report.

Troops deployed to repair dike in Nanjing

In the city of Nanjing, raging floodwaters breached a dike, threatening the safety of towns downstream. 1,500 soldiers rushed to the scene at midnight, building floating bridges on the river to repair the dike.

More details:

  • The breach was sealed after over 20 hours of work.
  • Local authorities dispatched food, water and other relief goods to flood-hit areas.
  • Over 3,000 local residents have already been relocated.