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China lowers number of missing in landslide to 73

The number of people missing from a huge landslide that buried a mountain village in southwest China last weekend has been revised down from 93 to 73, authorities said on Tuesday.

Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives` homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone alive after more than 48 hours of fruitless searching.

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

15 dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

Heavy rain caused the side of the mountain to collapse onto the riverside village in the early morning, according to authorities.

At least five bodies found after huge China landslide: Official

At least five bodies found after huge China landslide: Official

Wu Xiaobin, captain of the local fire department, confirmed the first deaths to state broadcaster CCTV hours after the avalanche of rock hit the village of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

Some 40 homes in the village of Xinmo were swallowed by the cascading debris after the side of a mountain collapsed, blocking a two kilometre (one mile) stretch of river, according to a statement from the Maoxian government news office.
 

Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

The 4-year-old female panda was struggling to stay afloat after it accidentally fell into the water at Wolong National Natural Reserve in Southwest China's Sichuan province.

 

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province, was taken into orbit by a Long March-3C carrier rocket, Xinhua reported.

China's Sichuan province governor suspected of graft: Senior official

The governor of China`s populous southwestern province of Sichuan is suspected of serious "discipline violations".

100 million-year old insect fossils exhibited in China

An exhibition of a group of rare insect fossils opened on Saturday in China's Sichuan province.

China launches communication technology test satellite

China has launched an experimental communication technology satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province.