Horrifying footage on social media shows passengers on an underground train in the city of Zhengzhou submerged up to their necks in rising water yesterday as record breaking rainfall ravages parts of China’s Henan province.
Zhengzhou government officials said in a statement that 12 people died and five were being treated for injuries. The subway system suspended all operations after the incident at around 6pm local time, BBC reports.
Frightening videos show passengers trapped inside the flooded subway car as the water climbs higher and floodwater surges past the windows.
Children were lifted out of the water by their parents, while others discarded anything which might hold them down.
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