CHINA 3 dead, 2 missing from southwest China landslide

CHINA

3 dead, 2 missing from southwest China landslide

Xinhua

20:50, August 19, 2020

KUNMING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Three people have been found dead and two remain missing following a landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Wednesday.

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The landslide happened near a village road in Zhenkang County early Wednesday, destroying the homes of two households and burying five people, according to the county government.

The rescue operation is still underway, with more than 300 rescue workers from the local police and fire departments involved in the operation.

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