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Landslide hits northern China; at least 2 killed, many missing


Devdiscourse News Desk beijing China
Updated: 16-03-2019 14:53 IST
Landslide hits northern China; at least 2 killed, many missing

Two persons were killed and 17 others reported missing when a landslide toppled residential buildings in China's north Shanxi province. The landslide hit two residential buildings and a house in the township of Zaoling in Linfen city on Friday, state-run China Daily quoted officials as saying on Saturday.

So far, 13 people have been pulled out of debris but two of them were found dead, local officials said. The rescuers are searching for the missing people.

More than 600 people, including public security officers, armed police, emergency rescue and medical staff have taken part in the rescue.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : China

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