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50-Year Rains Cause Severe Flooding in China's Sichuan Province

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Rainstorms said to be the worst in five decades have flooded large areas of southwest Sichuan Province in China, washing out bridges, triggering a landslide that buried dozens of people and destroying a memorial to victims of the earthquake that killed thousands in the same area five years ago.