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China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 blank in Sichuan

Media captionThe rescue group has been acid for blank people

The bodies of 15 people have been found after a landslide in Sichuan range in south-western China left some-more than 120 people missing, state media say.

About 40 homes were broken in Xinmo encampment in Maoxian county, after a side of a towering collapsed during about 06:00 internal time (22:00 GMT Friday).

Rescue teams are frantically acid for survivors trapped underneath rocks dislodged by complicated rainfall.

President Xi Jinping urged rescuers to “spare no effort”.

A integrate and a baby were discovered and taken to sanatorium after teams of workers used ropes to pierce vast rocks, AFP news group reports, citing internal authorities.

Qiao Dashuai told CCTV a baby had woken them and when they came to a doorway of their home they were swept divided by water. He pronounced his kin and other kin were still missing.

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Rescue workers are frantically acid for survivors feared buried underneath rocks

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Bulldozers were used to assistance pierce vast boulders after homes were destroyed

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Medical staff assimilated a hunt in a wish of aiding any survivors

An progressing fee of 141 blank people has now been revised down by state media.

The landslide blocked a 2km (1.2-mile) widen of a river, Xinhua news group reported.

Local military told state broadcaster CCTV a miss of foliage in a area had done a landslide worse.

Local officials pronounced some 8m cu m (282m cu ft) of stone had been dislodged.

Roads in a county were sealed on Saturday to all trade solely puncture services, a news group said.

Media captionBBC Weather’s Helen Willetts looks during a foresee for southern China after a new harmful landslides.

Landslides are a unchanging risk in alpine regions of China, generally during complicated rains.

In 2008, 87,000 people were killed when an earthquake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province. In Maoxian county itself, 37 tourists were killed when their manager was buried in a landslide caused by a earthquake.

Article source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-40390642

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