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China : Landslide : 2019/03/15

Duration 2019/03/15
Country or District China
Name Landslide
Outline A house collapse triggered by a landslide in north China's Shanxi Province has caused seven deaths and left 13 people missing.
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Xinhua 2019/03/22
Death toll of a landslide in northern China\\\'s Shanxi Province rose to 20. 13 people survived the landslide which occurred around 6:10 p.m. last Friday.


A house collapse triggered by a landslide in north China\'s Shanxi Province has caused seven deaths and left 13 people missing. The rescuers are searching for the missing people, with the help of rescue dogs and equipment, the local government said. The accident occurred at around 6:10 p.m. Friday in the township of Zaoling in Linfen City, when a landslide toppled two residential buildings, a makeshift house and a public bathhouse. The rescue team has increased to 710 people, including public security officers, armed police, emergency rescue and medical staff.