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Landslide topples buildings in China, 2 killed

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Two persons were killed and 17 others reported missing when a landslide toppled residential buildings in China's north province.

The landslide hit two residential buildings and a house in the township of in Linfen city on Friday, state-run Daily quoted officials as saying on Saturday.

So far, 13 people have been pulled out of debris but two of them were found dead, local officials said.

The rescuers are searching for the missing people.

More than 600 people, including public security officers, armed police, emergency rescue and medical staff have taken part in the rescue.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 14:20 IST