Part of the dam on the Yellow River in Central China blasted in order to remove the silt from the river bed. Trying to clean the second longest river in China will last 10 days.
Explosions are strong enough to wash away the silt on the 800-kilometer stretch of the river. Will be a series of explosions.
5464-kilometer-long river flows through nine Chinese provinces and 2 autonomous regions, flowing into the Bohai Sea in Shandong Province in eastern China.