15,000 people relocated after river breaks bank in C China

15,000 people have been relocated after Youshui River burst its bank in Liye Town in central China’s Hunan Province.

Liye old town, situated in the hinterland of Wuling mountains, is one of Hunan’s ten most important cultural sites.

It also boasts “one of the most important archaeological findings of the 21st century”. In 2002, bamboo scrolls dating back to the Qin dynasty were discovered at the town.

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