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Ten dead, 10 missing in China's landslide

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

The toll from Friday's landslide in China's Province increased to 10 while an equal number of people were reported to be missing, according to a media report on Sunday.

The accident occurred on Friday in the township of in Linfen City, when a landslide toppled two residential buildings, a makeshift house and a public bathhouse.

Following the incident, seven bodies were found at the site.

"So far 16 people had been pulled out of the debris and sent to hospital, but three failed to respond to medical treatment. Seven were found dead at the site," authorities said.

"Three of the 13 injured have left hospital after treatment, while 10 remain missing," the authorities were quoted as saying by state-run agency.

The rescuers are searching for the missing with the help of rescue dogs and equipment.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 16:55 IST