Landslide tragedy in China

Rescue workers evacuating a man injured during a landslide at Gengdi village, in Puge county in China's Sichuan province, yesterday. The landslide resulted in the deaths of at least 23 people and destroyed more than 70 homes. Two people were still mi
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Rescue workers evacuating a man injured during a landslide at Gengdi village, in Puge county in China's Sichuan province, yesterday. The landslide resulted in the deaths of at least 23 people and destroyed more than 70 homes. Two people were still missing while another was pulled out alive, the government said in a statement on its official microblog.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 09, 2017, with the headline 'Landslide tragedy in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe