China rains leave one dead, 15 missing

Beijing, July 10 (IANS) At least one person died while 15 went missing in China's Sichuan province Tuesday after severe rainstorms battered the region, including some quake-stricken areas, authorities said.

The province has been witnessing rainstorms since Monday evening.

Rain-triggered flooding has left four people from the quake-hit counties of Beichuan, Anxian and Qingchuan, missing, reported Xinhua citing the provincial flood control and drought relief office.

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