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Banqiao Dam

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Horror Footage: CCTV cameras catch dam burst

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1975 Banqiao Dam Failure

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1975 Banqiao Dam Failure

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Banqiao failure 1975

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Banqiao Dam Failure of 1975

The Banqiao Reservoir Dam is a dam on the River Ru in Zhumadian City, Henan province, China. Its failure in 1975 caused more casualties than any other dam failure in history at an estimated 171,000 deaths and 11 million displaced. The dam was subsequently rebuilt.
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