CHINA 5 dead, 1 injured in SW China landslide


5 dead, 1 injured in SW China landslide


17:18, August 20, 2020


Photo: Beijing Daily 

KUNMING, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- A landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province killed five persons and injured one, local authorities said Thursday.

The landslide in a village in Yanjin County early Tuesday buried two houses, according to the county government.

All the missing were found after a 33-hour rescue operation involving more than 200 rescue workers.

Preliminary investigation showed that the landslide was triggered by continuous downpours over the past few days.

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