China: 11 killed after landslide in mountainous province, 7.1-earthquake damages over 120 homes


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Follow us on Image Source : AP Rescue operations are underway after the landslide in China's Yunnan province. Beijing: At least 11 people were killed in a landslide that struck the mountainous Yunnan province in southwestern China as rescuers raced against time to locate survivors. The landslide struck the Liangshui village of Zhaotong city, trapping 47 people, according to China's state-run Xinhua news agency, whereas 500 residents were safely evacuated from affected areas. According to a preliminary investigation by an expert group, the landslide was triggered by the collapse of a steep cliff-top area measuring almost 100 metres in width...