At least 34 dead in China landslide; rescuers still searching for 10 missing


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The death toll from a landslide in China's southwestern Yunnan Province reached 34 Friday with 10 people missing. Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The death toll from the landslide in Zhenxiong County in China's southwest Yunnan Province reached 34 on Wednesday State-run news agencies CGTN and Xinhua confirmed the death toll, adding that at least 10 people remained missing. Advertisement A search and rescue operation ordered by Chinese President Xi Jinping was underway. The landslide buried 18 homes. Responding government departments allocated 222 tents, 1,350 cotton coats, 700 quilts, 200 folding beds, 200 mattresses and 300...