XINYI, Guangdong, Sept 28 (Xinhua) -- A
dam, considered close to collapse, will be demolished in south China's
Guangdong Province, provincial authorities said Tuesday.
The dam of the Qianfeng Hydraulic Power
Plant in Xinyi City was severely damaged by floods triggered by typhoon
Fanapi, and might collapse anytime, threatening tens of thousands of villagers,
said Kuang Mingyong, spokesman for Guangdong' s water affairs authorities.
"Consolidation and repair work cannot
solve the problem, it must be blown up," he said.
The dam is 28.5 meters high and can hold