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China’s ‘iPhone City’ Relocates 100,000 After Floods Leave 12 Dead

  • CCTV says 25 dead in Henan province, 7 others are missing
  • Province is key to China’s food production, heavy industry
Zhengzhou after a heavy downpour in central China’s Henan province on July 20.
Zhengzhou after a heavy downpour in central China’s Henan province on July 20.Source: Chinatopix/AP Photo
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More than two dozen people have died and 100,000 have been evacuated as catastrophic floods swept through the central Chinese province of Henan.

China Central Television reported that 25 people have been killed while seven others are missing, citing a local government briefing. The city of Zhengzhou earlier said at least 12 died on a subway there.