20 useless after hail, freezing rain slam into China cross nation race

20 dead after hail, freezing rain slam into China cross country race

2021-05-23 09:08:25

Not less than 20 folks operating a mountain marathon cross-country race have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale winds hit the high-altitude monitor, rescuers stated Sunday.

The rescue headquarters quoted by the official Xinhua Information Company stated members suffered from bodily discomfort and the sudden drop in temperature.

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Some went lacking within the excessive climate round 1 p.m. Saturday, when the 100-kilometer (60-mile) race within the Yellow River Stone Forest vacationer web site in Baiyin metropolis in Gansu province was halted.


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Early Sunday, 20 folks have been discovered useless and one was lacking, state broadcaster CCTV reported. Greater than 700 rescuers have been participating within the operation, made troublesome by low nighttime temperatures and the world’s advanced terrain and topography.

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A complete of 172 folks joined the race and 151 are confirmed to be protected. Some have been handled for minor accidents and have been secure, Xinhua stated.




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