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Villagers narrowly escape landslide in S China

2010-07-02 07:42:33 GMT2010-07-02 15:42:33 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A landslide hits a village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010. The lingering rainstorms that ravaged the area triggered the landslide. About 400 residents of the Yao ethnic group at the village have been evacuated to safety. No casualties were reported. [Photo/Xinhua]

A villager's house is totally destroyed by a landslide at a village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Villagers throw his their belongings onto a truck to be transferred to safety after a landslide hit the village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A villager cooks at a camping area where local residents were taken after a landslide at a village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A villager's house is left in a mess in the wake of emergency evacuation after a landslide hit the village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A landslide hits a village in Lingyun county of South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, July 1, 2010.

The lingering rainstorms that ravaged the area triggered the landslide. About 400 residents of the Yao ethnic group at the village have been evacuated to safety. No casualties were reported.

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