Landslide kills 7 in NW China

Updated: 2013-05-25 21:12


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XI'AN - Seven people died and 12 others were injured after a landslide buried a dormitory building in Northwest China's Shaanxi province on Saturday morning, local authorities said.

The landslide happened around 10 am in Cangcun Township of Huangling County, burying a two-story dormitory owned by a coal mine, according to the county's publicity bureau.

The rescue had completed as of 7 pm, and the injured have been sent to a local hospital, the bureau said.