Nine killed in landslide in China

Nine people were killed and two others injured in a landslide at an open-pit coal mine in north China`s Shanxi Province, local officials said.

Beijing: Nine people were killed and two others injured in a landslide at an open-pit coal mine in north China`s Shanxi Province, local officials said.

The last buried person was found alive around midnight and is being treated in a local hospital, said the landslide rescue headquarters said.

The accident took place on Wednesday and it was reported today by the official media.

The accident occurred at the mine which belongs to Shengkai Coal Mining Co., Ltd.
In Jiaokou County of Luliang City when the company`s four excavators and construction vehicles carrying 11 people were buried, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.