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China landslide death toll rises to 36

Jul 26, 2019 - 9:06 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Days after the disaster struck, 15 people are still missing

LANDSLIDE. Rescuers gather at the site of a landslide in Liupanshui in China's southwestern Guizhou province on July 24, 2019. File photo by STR/AFP

At least 15 dead in China landslide

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:07 PM

National authorities issue a grade IV emergency response for Bijie the lowest in a four tier alert system

CHINA LANDSLIDE RESCUE. Rescuers carry the body of a victim at the site of a landslide in Bijie in China's southwestern Guizhou province on August 29, 2017. Photo by AFP

Landslide in southwest China kills 24

Aug 08, 2017 - 5:00 PM

UPDATED Extreme weather this summer causes a series of landslides and floods across the country leaving scores of dead and tens of thousands displaced

Hopes dim in search for 93 missing in China landslide

Jun 25, 2017 - 10:08 AM

3rd UPDATE Only 3 survivors – a couple and their one month old baby – have been found

LANDSLIDE. Chinese military police and rescue workers are seen at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Diexi town of Maoxian county, Sichuan province on June 24, 2017. Photo by AFP

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

Jun 24, 2017 - 12:09 PM

4th UPDATE Only 3 survivors have been found so far after 62 homes in Xinmo village vanished under a mass of mud and rocks in Sichuan province

41 workers missing after China landslide – state media

May 09, 2016 - 2:10 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for maximum efforts to find survivors

epa05294421 A mobile phone image of a paramilitary rescue team searching for life signs at the site of a landslide in Taining county in southeast China's Fujian province 08 May 2016. The landslide hit plank houses for construction workers before sunrise after torrential rains. At least 34 people are still missing. EPA/LI GUODONG CHINA OUT

Two survivors found in China landslide

Dec 23, 2015 - 11:41 AM

Meanwhile the confirmed death toll rose to two with a so far unidentified body being recovered

ALIVE. A picture taken with a mobile phone shows rescuers moving out a survivor found in the office of a factory building buried by the landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, 23 December 2015. Wang Guohua/EPA

First body found in China landslide as anger grows

Dec 22, 2015 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED There are still 81 people unaccounted for nearly two days after the disaster hit state broadcaster CCTV reports

BREAK. An exhausted rescuers takes a rest as he sits among mud and rubble after a landslide in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province, December 21, 2015. Freddy Chan/EPA

Rescuers race against time after China landslide leaves 85 missing

Dec 21, 2015 - 10:16 PM

The landslide caused by the collapse of a vast soil dumpsite buried 33 factory and residential buildings

China landslide leaves 27 missing, sparks gas explosion – Xinhua

Dec 20, 2015 - 6:52 PM

3rd UPDATE The landslide which swept an industrial park in Southern China has triggered a gas explosion

Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide

Mar 31, 2013 - 1:48 PM

Hope is fading fast that Chinese search and rescue teams would find survivors in a Tibetan landslide

19 children among 46 dead in China landslide

Jan 12, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Authorities from Yunnan province said the last 3 bodies were recovered on Saturday January 12

LANDSLIDE. Chinese rescue workers carry a dead body they found while searching for buried residents in a disaster-hit area in Gaopo village, southwest China's Yunnan province on January 11, 2013. Photo by AFP.