Sunday, April 22, 2007

At least three dead after landslide in NW China

At least three construction workers have died after a landslide buried 13 workers at a construction site in Hejin city, northwest China's Shanxi province.
The accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at Banpo primary school in Xiahua township, 300 kilometers southwest of the provincial capital Taiyuan, said an official in the Hejin city government surnamed Chai.

Rescuers had recovered three bodies and pulled out one survivor who was being treated by medical staff, he said.

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