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China's Massive Landslide Site Hit By Secondary Slides

© REUTERS / StringerPeople search for survivors at the site of a landslide that destroyed some 40 households, where more than 100 people are feared to be buried, according to local media reports, in Xinmo Village, China June 24, 2017.
People search for survivors at the site of a landslide that destroyed some 40 households, where more than 100 people are feared to be buried, according to local media reports, in Xinmo Village, China June 24, 2017. - Sputnik International
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The ruins of a massive landslide site in southwest China was hit by minor secondary slides Tuesday morning, local rescue authorities said.

People search for survivors at the site of a landslide in Xinmo Village, Mao County, Sichuan province, China June 24, 2017 - Sputnik International
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The slides occurred at around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the flattened village of Xinmo, Maoxian County, Sichuan Province. Rocks and mud measuring about 100 cubic meters fell. But no injuries were reported as the area was cordoned off following a landslide warning issued Monday.

The massive landslide on early Saturday morning left at least 93 people missing.

This article was originally published in the Global Times. 


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