2020-07-15

An integrated brigade of the Army’s 71st Army Group rushed to rescue Anhui Anqing’s flood relief

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↑On July 12, a combined brigade of the Army’s 71st Army Group rushed to Anhui from Shandong, which was on the way to maneuver. Photo by Li Zheng

In recent days, heavy rainfall continued in many places in Anhui. As of 14:00 on July 11, the water level of Anqing Station on the Yangtze River was 18.05 meters, exceeding the warning water level by 1.35 meters. The situation was urgent.

From the sea training ground to the front line of fighting against floods, charge wherever there is danger. On July 12, a combined brigade of the 71st Group Army, which was undergoing coastal training in Shandong, quickly assembled more than a thousand officers and soldiers based on the orders of the superiors and local disasters, and used motorized mobility to continue marching for more than 10 hours to Anqing City, Anhui Province. Urgently assist localities to invest in emergency rescue and disaster relief, and perform tasks such as strengthening external protection polders and maneuvering flood control in urban areas.

↑On July 13, the second batch of anti-flood rescue officers and soldiers of a synthetic brigade of the Army’s 71st Army was preparing to maneuver. Photo by Li Zheng

↑On July 13, a combined brigade of the Army’s 71st Army was on its way. Photo by Li Zheng

When you are in place, you enter the battle position. On the afternoon of the 13th, the troops had just entered the camping site. The water level near the Huayang Shiplock in Wangjiang County was about to exceed the height of the levee. There were dangers in many places. The brigade’s 100 commanders and fighters rushed to the scene, surveyed the terrain, and conducted rapid group operations. With a spade shoveling soil, some carrying sandbags, some carrying carts, a tense embankment battle started, after three hours of hard work, they built a ridge on the embankment, the risk of the initial control to ensure safety.

↑On July 13, officers and men of a combined brigade of the Army’s 71st Army carried out emergency rescue on the front line. Photo by Wang Jianfeng

The flood situation is an order. As night fell, torrential rains poured in, and the water surface increased sharply. The water level of the west polder of the Wanhe Embankment in Hongpu Town, Huaining County was 18.64 meters, reaching the second historical peak since 1998. After receiving the order, nearly 100 officers and soldiers of the brigade quickly rushed to the flood. location. At the scene of rushing to build the dike, because of the narrow operation site, large machinery cannot be approached, and sandbags can only be transported by officers and soldiers on their shoulders. Rescue officers and soldiers shouted neat horns, waved shovels, quickly shipped sand and earth, and built embankments and dams.

↑On July 13, officers and men of a combined brigade of the 71st Army of the Army carried out emergency rescue on the front line. Photo by Wang Jianfeng

↑On July 13, officers and men of a combined brigade of the Army’s 71st Army carried out emergency rescue work on the front lines. Photo by Li Zheng

It is reported that since the flood season, a combined brigade of the Army’s 71st Army has paid close attention to the disaster situation in the jurisdiction, formulated and improved relevant plans in a timely manner, strengthened the combat readiness, and launched targeted training for flood resistance and emergency rescue. And with the necessary equipment and equipment, reserve troops to ensure that they can be dispatched at any time in case of danger.

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