Friday, 4 July 2014

Death toll rises in SW China landslide

The death toll in a landslide in southwest China's Yunnan province has risen to five with ten still missing, local authorities said on Friday.

Rescuers retrieved three more bodies as of Thursday evening after the landslide on Monday in Latudi village, Shangpa Town, Fugong county, the emergency response and rescue headquarters said.

After the accident, two people were confirmed dead, three others were injured and another 13 were missing, it said.

More than 1,100 rescuers have cleared nearly 60,000 cubic meters of earth. Search efforts are still under way.

Friday 04 July 2014


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