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Pictures: the moment a monster Qiantang River tidal wave washed tourists away

PUBLISHED : Friday, 23 August, 2013, 1:45pm
UPDATED : Friday, 23 August, 2013, 3:05pm

A group of pictures taken on Thursday capture the moment a six-metre-high tidal wave from Zhejiang’s Qiantang River surged through a dyke in Hainin.

Dozens of tourists, who had gathered to watch the powerful waves, were injured, according to media reports.