Landslide claims 5 lives in southwest China

At least five persons have died and 13 still missing in a landslide in southwest China`s Yunnan province, authorities said today.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 04, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Beijing: At least five persons have died and 13 still missing in a landslide in southwest China`s Yunnan province, authorities said today.

Rescuers had retrieved two more bodies today, after the landslide on Monday in Latudi Village, state-run Xinhua News agency reported.

Five persons have died and 13 still missing in a landslide in southwest China`s Yunnan province, authorities said.
More than 1,100 rescuers have cleared nearly 100,000 tonnes of earth. Search efforts are still under way.