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China > Mainland > Rain triggers mudslides in NW China

Rescuers search sludge for mudslide survivors

2010-08-09 09:25:10 GMT2010-08-09 17:25:10 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Armed police officers work to remove the debris to rescue trapped residents in Zhouqu county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 9, 2010. A rain-triggered landslide hit Zhouqu county on Sunday morning, killing at least 127 people and leaving 1,294 others missing. Local rescue headquarters deployed more than 1,000 workers to search for the missing and the PLA Lanzhou Military Area Command also sent medical teams and 2,800 soldiers to the county. [Phot

Firefighters search for signs of life in a destroyed house in Zhouqu county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 9, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Rescuers work to rescue trapped residents from the debris in Zhouqu county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 9, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Disease prevention personnel disinfect the mudslide-hit area in Zhouqu county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 9, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Families of victims weep on August 9, one day after the rain-triggered landslide hit Zhouqu county Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province on Sunday morning. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Armed police officers work to remove the debris to rescue trapped residents in Zhouqu county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 9, 2010. A rain-triggered landslide hit Zhouqu county on Sunday morning, killing at least 127 people and leaving 1,294 others missing. Local rescue headquarters deployed more than 1,000 workers to search for the missing and the PLA Lanzhou Military Area Command also sent medical teams and 2,800 soldiers to the county.

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