Landslide buries nine villagers in NW China

Xinhua
A landslide Wednesday buried nine people in northwest China's Qinghai Province, local authorities said.
Xinhua

A landslide buried nine people in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Wednesday, according to local authorities.

Rescuers have found one body and two injured who have been sent to hospital. They continue to search for the other six.

The landslide occurred at around 4:30 a.m. in a village in Qinghai's Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture

More than 600 rescue workers are at the site. They have evacuated around 90 people from 17 farming households and about 1,200 cattle.

The landslide has also blocked a national highway and a river.


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