Landslide in China: 91 missing

  • China landslide: 58 bodies found

    Jan 07, 2016 -58 bodies have been recovered from a landslide that was caused by the collapse of a huge pile of waste dump in Shenzhen, a city located in southern China. As per media reports, Shenzhen municipal government’s Internet Information Office said that 52 bodies were on the missing list. Police are trying to identify the other six bodies. A total of 77 people were missing in the disaster. 

    China landslide: Man pulled out alive under rubble

    Dec 23, 2015 - A 19-year-old has been pulled out alive from the rubble in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. Rescuers took almost two hours to pull out the young man who had been buried alive for more than 60 hours after a devastating landslide struck an area of Shenzhen on Sunday. Media reports quoted authorities as saying that they found the man in a very weak condition in an excavated hole under the building’s roof. Meanwhile, more than 70 people are still reported to be missing.

    China landslide: massive rescue operations underway

    Massive rescue efforts were underway after a major landslide struck an industrial park in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. Around 3,000 people are part of the rescue efforts. As per media reports, the body of one victim has been found and more than 80 people were missing in the accident which occurred when a man-made pile of construction collapsed on buildings in the industrial park. Around 16 people are in hospital and three of them are in a serious condition. 

    Rescue workers are searching for survivors after a landslide damaged 33 buildings in China. At least 91 people are reported to be missing in the landslide that occurred in Shenzhen. As per media reports, following the landslide, the government of China ordered immediate rescue efforts in the city which is located in Guangdong province. As per Shenzhen's emergency response office, around 13 people have been hospitalized.





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