CHINA North China landslide death toll rises to 15


North China landslide death toll rises to 15


14:37, March 19, 2019

TAIYUAN, March 19 (Xinhua) -- A house collapse triggered by a landslide in north China's Shanxi Province last Friday has caused 15 deaths and left a further five missing, local authorities said Tuesday.



Thirteen survivors are receiving medical treatment.

The rescuers are still searching for the missing with the help of rescue dogs and equipment, the local government said.

The accident occurred around 6:10 p.m. last Friday in the township of Zaoling in Linfen City, when a landslide toppled two residential buildings, a makeshift house and a public bathhouse.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue