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Three Gorges Dam discharges floodwater

Updated: Sep 4,2014 10:18 AM     chinadaily.com.cn

Flood water is discharged through the sluice gate of the Three Gorges Dam, Sept 3, 2014. Due to continuous rainfalls upstream, the reservoir saw its biggest flood peak this year on Sept 2 leading to the discharge.[Photo/Xinhua]

A huge quantity of water rushes through sluice gate, Sept 3, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Three Gorges Dam discharges water, Sept 2, 2014.[Photo/Xinhua]

As night draws in, water continues to pour, Sept 2, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photographers take pictures of the discharged flood water, Sept 3, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

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