Rescuers thrown overboard as vessel capsizes

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Flooding in China has wreaked havoc on both land and the country's rivers.

New photos have been published of rescuers boarding a ferry in the Jialing River as a larger vessel T-bones the ferry and sends it toppling over.

The detailed photos show two would-be rescuers thrown into a debris-filled muddy river and struggling to find safety.

Click here for the photos.

Click here for a report on the incident and flooding by The Daily Mail in Britain.