Thu, October 04, 2012
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19 buried in SW China landslide

2012-10-04 04:31:59 GMT2012-10-04 12:31:59(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Nineteen people, including 18 students, were buried Thursday in a landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said.

The accident happened at around 8:00 a.m. in the village of Zhenhe, located in Yiliang County of Zhaotong City, the officials said.

The government has relocated people to safe places and rescue teams are on the way to the stricken area.

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