The death toll in the landslide in China has risen to 15 people
MOSCOW, 24 Jun — RIA Novosti. At least 15 people died in a landslide in Sichuan province in China, which more than 120 people are still missing, reports Xinhua news Agency.
According to him, the rescuers managed to extract from the rubble the bodies of 15 people.
Earlier it was reported about five victims. The landslide came down near the settlement of Desi Mohseni County of Sichuan province in southwest China on Saturday morning, burying under a 62 households.
Chinese President XI Jinping earlier ordered to intensify the search, to reduce the number of potential victims.
At the moment in search of survivors, according to the Agency, involved more than a thousand people.