Missing after the landslide in China’s Sichuan province is considered as 141 people, reports on Saturday, June 24,
RIA Novosti, citing local newspaper “Renmin Zhibao”. On disasters so far are inconclusive.
According to the press Secretary of the regional government, after several hours of search and rescue from under the mass of rocks managed to extract only two people. Chinese President XI Jinping has ordered to speed up rescue efforts.
Earlier it was reported about 100 missing.
The landslide came down near a village of the province early on Saturday morning. According to preliminary data, under blockages there are about 46 households.
In may, the landslide came down in the Chinese province of Fujian. The collapse covered the hostel where lived workers employed on construction of hydroelectric power plants. The cause of the landslide likely began heavy rains. According to various sources, were killed from seven to 19 people, more than 40 remain missing.