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AT LEAST 233 people had died in flood-ravaged China by Saturday and officials warned rivers were still rising rapidly. The havoc from torrential rains left 139 dead in southern Guangdong Province, 66 in neighboring Hunan and 28 in eastern Zhejiang, official media reports said. . . . A MASKED GUNMAN opened fire from his car on construction workers eating lunch Friday in Belfast, Northern Ire-land, killing one man and injuring two, police said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the drive-by shooting.