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Death toll from China floods rises to 302, 50 missing

BEIJING, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- Victims of massive floods in the central Henan Province rose to 302, whereas 50 others are missing, Chinese authorities announced Monday.
In Zhengzhou, the death toll reached 292 and 47 others missing, Henan Information Office said.
Meanwhile, in Xinxiang, seven people were killed and three others missing due to the floods, while three were reported dead in Pingdingshan and Luohe.
Unprecedented heavy rains poured over Zhengzhou and other neighboring cities in Henan Province since July 20, causing; in addition to casualties, massive floods, landslides, widespread damage and disruption. (end) mab.sam