China landslide kills 43, three missing
BEIJING (AFP) - Three people remain missing after a landslide which killed 43, including seven from a single family, struck a remote village in south-western China, state media said on Saturday.
Another two victims were sent to hospital after being rescued from the debris from the landslip on Friday which engulfed 16 homes in the village of Gaopo, the official news agency Xinhua said.
It reported that 19 children were among those caught in the disaster.
Rescuers continued their search for the three missing people in the early hours of Saturday morning, with the help of lamps and life detectors in freezing conditions, Xinhua said.