32 missing in China landslides

32 missing in China landslides

Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 32 people were reported missing in China’s Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered landslides which engulfed parts of a village, authorities said on Thursday.

A landslide occurred around on Wednesday evening in Sucun village where 26 residents were missing following a heavy downpour brought by typhoon Megi, Xinhua news agency reported.

Houses in the village were destroyed and swept away.

Also affected by the typhoon, six people in Baofeng village were reported missing on Wednesday night after their homes were destroyed by another landslide.

Rescuers have managed to pull 15 people out, but continued their search for survivors, the authorities addded.

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