Massive landslide buries mountain village in China, 141 people missing

BEIJING (Reuters) – Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck.

The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of North Sichuan close to the region of Tibet, according to the official Xinhua state news agency.

Source: Massive landslide buries mountain village in China, 141 people missing

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