24 dead after China landslide, Over 100 still missing


Beijing: Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for more than 100 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors.

A couple and their two-month-old baby were found alive in the hours after the massive landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in the southwest province of Sichuan as dawn broke on Saturday.

Nine more bodies were recovered by late morning on Sunday, as per sources, bringing the toll of confirmed dead to 24.

There are 109 people still missing.


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