In China 141 people were missing after the landslide
BEIJING, Jun 24 — RIA Novosti, Anna was Raccogli. Missing after the landslide in China’s Sichuan province listed 141 people, according to the newspaper “Zhenmin Zhibao” referring to the press-Secretary of the government of Sichuan province.
According to him, after several hours of search and rescue operations from the rubble of the rock managed to extract only two people.
#Latest on Maoxian #landslide in SW China:
-Three escape mountain of debris
-1,600 m stretch of road blocked pic.twitter.com/cHZrI5gFLe
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) 24 Jun 2017
Chinese President XI Jinping has ordered to intensify the search, to reduce the number of potential victims.
Chinese President Xi Jinping orders all-out efforts to save people buried in landslide in Sichuan pic.twitter.com/UddAxfrjos
— People’s Daily,China (@PDChina) 24 Jun 2017
The landslide came down near the settlement of Desi Mohseni County of Sichuan province in southwest China on Saturday morning, burying under a 46 households.
In search involved more than 540 rescuers and firefighters, doctors and heavy equipment.