Three killed in China landslide

Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Three people were confirmed dead in a landslide in China’s Yunnan province, authorities said on Sunday.

The landslide occurred around 7 p.m. on Saturday at a village in Funing county, Xinhua news agency reported.

Till early Sunday, eight people were unaccounted for after government workers visited households in several villages, according to the county’s publicity office.

Witnesses said they saw people passing by the road when the disaster occurred. The landslide site is 32 km from the county seat.

More than 200 rescuers, along with 11 excavators and four sniffer dogs, are searching for the missing people in the debris.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here