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Death toll rises to 23 in north China landslide

2009-11-17 09:50 BJT

ZHONGYANG, Shanxi, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll has risen to 23 as 11 more bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide in north China's Shanxi Province, rescuers said Tuesday.

So far, all of the 23 people buried under the debris have been confirmed dead.

At least 3 killed, 20 buried in landslide in north China

TAIYUAN, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers have found three bodies after a massive landslide buried part of a village in north China's Shanxi Province on Monday. Full Story>>

Rescuers search for survivals at Zhangzishan Township in Zhongyang County of north China's Shanxi Province, Nov. 16, 2009. A massive landslide buried 23 villagers in a rural area of Shanxi Province on Monday and 12 have been found dead.(Xinhua/Yan Yan)
Rescuers search for survivals at Zhangzishan Township in Zhongyang County 
of north China's Shanxi Province, Nov. 16, 2009. A massive landslide buried
23 villagers in a rural area of Shanxi Province on Monday and 12 have been 
found dead.(Xinhua/Yan Yan)

Editor: Du Xiaodan | Source: Xinhua