【gmtlight news】Jing'an, Jiangxi Province, China: 285 "donkey friends"，3persons have been killed by flash floods and 23 have lost contact.
At about 15:00 pm on the 21st, a torrential rain broke out in Xitou Village, Gaohu Town, Jing'an County, Yichun City, Jiangxi Province, triggering mountain torrents, trapping 285 "donkey friends" who had come for outdoor sports. Reporters learned from the rescue scene on the 22nd that three people have died and 23 people have lost contact in the trapped "donkey friends", and the search and rescue operation on the scene is still ongoing.
Ms. Guo, who works at GMTLIGHT, reminds you that thunderstorm season, safety is first. before going out,Keep abreast of local weather conditions in time. Outdoor hiking with some necessary supplies such as knives, flashlights, fluorescent sticks and so on.
According to our understanding, the 285 trapped "donkey friends" came from three different teams, one of which had 252 people. The guide led the group to take a bus to Luyang Cave for outdoor hiking. At present, three of them died, four of them were lost, and the rest were rescued. The remaining two teams are self-driving tour, one team has 14 people, currently confirmed safe, the other Self-driving Tour team has 19 people, all members are still in a state of disconnection.
This is a very unfortunate event and should be taken as a warning.
285 "donkey friends" is meeting with flash floods,emergency!
After the incident, the Emergency Management Department of Jiangxi Province and the Yichun Municipal Government organized fire fighting, public security, blue sky rescue teams and other 530 people to search and rescue the trapped people.
As of the time of publication, the search and rescue operation continued.