Massive landslide in Tibet, 83 gold mine workers buried

At least 83 workers were buried after a massive landslide hit a gold mining area in Tibet on Friday.

Updated: Mar 29, 2013, 22:43 PM IST

Beijing: At least 83 workers were buried after a massive landslide hit a gold mining area in Tibet on Friday.
The landslide took place in Maizhokunggar County of Lhasa, the regional capital, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The victims, including two Tibetans, were workers from a subsidiary of China National Gold Group Corporation.

Officials said rescue efforts were under way.

PTI