CHINA 15 dead in Southwest China landslide


15 dead in Southwest China landslide

People's Daily app

08:50, July 25, 2019


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Fifteen people had been found dead, another 11 were rescued, and 30 others are missing after a landslide struck a village in Bijie City, China's Guizhou Province, on Tuesday, according to local authorities.


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A landslide struck a construction site in a village in Hezhang County at around 4 pm Tuesday, according to the county government.

On Tuesday evening, more than 20 houses were buried as another landslide lashed a village in the city of Liupanshui, according to the city's publicity department.

In addition to firefighters, police officers and members from emergency management were deployed to the scene to deal with the disaster. 

Rescue efforts and further investigations are continuing.

(With input from Xinhua)

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