12 people buried in the landslides of Sichuan Province, China – 8 news and events channels


In a village and town in Sichuan Province, China, a large area of ​​landslide occurred, and three farmhouses were rushed, and 12 people were buried. Ten people were successfully rescued, but three people died on the way to the hospital and one person lost contact.

A village in Zhangzhou city, Sichuan Province, was at 4 pm Sunday, and the landslide suddenly occurred, with a total sliding amount of about 30,000 cubic meters. Officials dispatched more than 1,000 rescue workers to search and rescue. The rescue team used the radar life detector and also sent search and rescue dogs to conduct repeated searches in the area of ​​landslide, struggling to save the people trapped. Due to the safety of buried personnel, the search and rescue team can not use large machines, only use the broken wall or manually rummage.

Zou Dengquan, the captain of the Zhangzhou fire brigade, said: "There are about seven or eight points in monitoring, there is almost no possibility of collapse, the main reason is that during the rescue there are places where people are buried. They need to make holes. It can be dangerous to rescue them like that. "

At 6 o'clock on Monday morning, the search and rescue team rescued two more people, increasing the number of people rescued to ten. Currently, five people are being treated in hospitals and one of them is in critical condition. Another 2-year-old girl was found without vital signs when it was discovered. The slip site is located near a road construction site. There was little rain in the local area a few days before the incident, and the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

– CH8 / YJ


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