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3 killed, 8 missing in landslide in China    


landslide in Chinalandslide in China

Beijing : Three persons have been killed and eight others went missing in a landslide in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province. Three bodies were dug out from the debris of the landslide which took place yesterday at Funing County. Eight persons are still unaccounted for after government workers visited households in several villages, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Witnesses said they saw people passing by the road when the disaster occurred. Over 200 rescuers, along with 11 excavators and four sniffer dogs, are searching for the missing people in the debris.