China: Beijing storm official death toll more than doubles to 77

Associated Press: Chinese authorities have raised the death toll from Beijing's floods to 77 from 37 after the public questioned the days-old tally. Some residents even compiled their own totals amid deep mistrust of the government's handling of the disaster. The Beijing city government said 77 bodies had been found in the city as of Thursday. It said 66 had been identified, five of whom were local officials who died while helping disaster relief and rescue efforts. No figures had been issued since Sunday, the......

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