The child was buried day and night under a collapsed house, Chinese Television Network CCTV (Watch the video above). He was taken to a hospital and is in stable medical condition, however The mother could not resist, and died.
The water level in the village has risen dramatically WangchongdianAt around 2pm on Tuesday (20), both the baby and the mother were arrested, local newspapers reported.
Rescuers said they were holding the baby girl in a safe place when a landslide and flood hit the house, but she could not escape.
According to rescuers, the mother was found frozen in what appeared to be a lift. “She raised her daughter at that crucial moment, which is why she survived,” said one.
Soldiers evacuate patients from a nearly 3,000-strong hospital in Zhengzhou, in central China’s Henan province – Photo: AB by Synotopics
Recovery Wednesday (21), and The images quickly went viral after the mother’s body was released on Thursday (22), the day it was discovered.
More than 395,000 people were forced to flee their homes, with eight missing, state officials say. Zhengzhou, The capital of Henan Province.
The damage has already exceeded 65.5 billion renminbi (US $ 10 billion or $ 52 billion at current prices).
The city was hit hardest by heavy rains. Zhengzhou It is located 700 km southwest of Beijing and has a population of about 12 million (population similar to Sao Paulo).
It rained three days a year in the city, Chinese meteorologists say is found only “once in a thousand years”.
Of the 51 victims, 12 died in the metro in the provincial capital. The passengers sank into the wagons and were with water at chest level (Watch the video below), And stations turned into rivers.
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The catastrophe caused by the floods and high death toll has generated public criticism over the slow reaction of the government and the metro operator.
The provincial meteorological agency was also criticized for lack of warning, but defended itself by claiming to have issued a weather forecast two days before the rains arrived.
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