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Beijing floods claim more lives

Associated Press
Commuters try to get on a bus on a flooded road following a heavy rain, in Tianjin, China Thursday, July 26, 2012. Residents impatient for official updates compiled their own death tolls Thursday for last weekend's massive flooding in Beijing and snapped up survival gear following new forecasts of rain, reflecting deep mistrust of the government's handling of the disaster. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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The death toll from the worst rains to hit Beijing in more than 60 years has risen to 77, China's official Xinhua news agency said Thursday, July 26, more than doubling previous figures.

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