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China landslide kills 46

Saturday, 12 Jan, 2013 - 00:39

Jan. 12 - A landslide in southwestern China's Yunnan province claims dozens of lives and buries homes, according to state TV. Lindsey Parietti reports.

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Rescuers sift through the debris left behind by a massive landslide in China's Yunnan province that has killed 46 people. The 1,000-strong team employing heavy machinery searched the area Friday and Saturday. Nineteen children were among those killed as the landslide swallowed more than a dozen homes, according to state TV. Natural disasters are not uncommon in the remote communities of southwest China. A landslide in October killed more than 18 school children and an earthquake last year claimed at least 80 lives.

China landslide kills 46

Saturday, 12 Jan, 2013 - 00:39

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