Mud flow kills 26 in China

September 8th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Taiyuan (China), Sep 8 (Xinhua) At least 26 people were killed Monday when a warehouse collapsed under the impact of mud and rock flow following heavy rain in north China’s Shanxi province, works safety bureau said.One person was injured and several others were trapped under the debris, it said.

The incident occurred around 8 a.m. in a warehouse of the Tashan mine in Xiangfen county, Linfen city.

A rescue team of more than 300 local police and villagers were searching the rubble for survivors.

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