Chinese rescuers retrieve 9 bodies after landslide in mountainous southwest buries 47


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BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers in southwestern China’s mountainous Yunnan province retrieved nine bodies after a landslide buried 47 people in a remote village on Monday, state media said. Two people were rescued. By evening, about 500 people were evacuated from the area amid freezing temperatures and falling snow. Rescue crews continued to try and find victims who were buried in about 18 homes after the disaster struck just before 6 a.m. in the village of Liangshui in the northeastern part of Yunnan, the Zhenxiong county publicity department said. State media said eight of the bodies were from the group that...