14 killed in China landslide


Beijing: At least 14 people were killed in a landslide that hit Bijie city in China’s Guizhou province, local authorities said on Tuesday.

The landslide took place at a construction site at around 7 p.m. on Monday, according to the municipal government of Bijie.

As of 2.05 p.m. Tuesday, a total of 17 people had been found, of whom 14 were confirmed dead while three others are undergoing treatment in the hospital, reports Xinhua news agency.

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The three injured are in stable condition, according to the municipal government.

Rescue work has been completed and the cause of the incident is still under investigation.


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