11 dead, 13 missing in central China floods, half million seeing disruptions

August 20, 2015 8:24 AM

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BEIJING – Flooding in central China's Sichuan province has left at least 11 people dead and 13 others missing, and disrupted the lives of more than half a million.

State media on Thursday said heavy rains and flooding struck the province beginning Sunday. Worst-hit was Xuyong county, where mud and debris filled streets up to the second floor of some buildings.

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