4 killed, 2 missing after south China flood

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GUANGZHOU, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Four people were confirmed dead and two remained missing after a flood hit a village in south China's Guangdong Province Monday night, local authorities said Tuesday.

A wooden shed was buried by a landslide after a rain-triggered flood hit Niujiao Village in Jitian Township, Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County in the city of Qingyuan around 9 p.m. on Monday, according to the city's emergency management bureau.

After receiving the report of the accident, the county government dispatched rescuers to the site at 10:20 p.m. As of 11 p.m., four people were found dead and two injured.

The injured are being treated in hospital. Rescuers are still searching for the missing. Enditem

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