Thursday, October 9, 2008

Landslide kills six in north China

Six people died in a landslide early on Thursday in north China's Shanxi Province.

The slide occurred around 8 a.m. at a farm in Zaolin Village, Liulin County, burying the six people, according to the county government.

Rescuers pulled the victims from the rubble and sent them to hospital, but all died despite the doctors' efforts.

Local government authorities were investigating the cause of the incident.

Source: Xinhua

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