Senior official in Hebei to oversee flood relief

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/7/24 15:01:53

State Councilor Wang Yong on Sunday went to Hebei Province to oversee the disaster relief and relocation work following recent flooding.

Wang's mission was assigned by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, accompanied by officials from relevant departments under the State Council, a brief statement said on Sunday.

Torrential rain and floods last week left 114 people dead with 111 others still missing in Hebei, according to the provincial civil affairs bureau.

Nearly 310,000 people have been evacuated.

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