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China: Landslide: 2009/06/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/06/05
Country or District China
Event Type Landslide
Outline A landslide in south-western China has buried nearly 60 people, according to state media.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles 2009/06/06
Rescuers said about 80 people were buried in debris from the landslide and have almost no chance of survival, Xinhua reported.

BBC news 2009/06/05
Xinhua news agency said 50 mine workers and nine residents were buried in the accident, in an iron-ore mining area of the Chongqing region.