Eight killed in landslides in China

Eight people were killed in a landslide early today in China`s northern Shanxi Province, government authorities said.

Updated: Aug 05, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

Beijing: Eight people were killed in a landslide early today in China`s northern Shanxi Province, government authorities said.

The landslide engulfed Chagou Village, Lingquan Township of Shilou County in the city of Luliang, burying three cave-houses and two ordinary houses, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Rescuers pulled eight villagers from the debris.
PTI