Seven killed in China landslide

June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China’s Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.

The landslide occurred Thursday afternoon on a provincial highway in Miansha township of Mianning county, Xinhua quoted the local authorities as saying in a statement.

Rescuers had pulled out seven bodies from the debris as of Friday noon and identified them, it added.

–Indo-Asian News Serivce
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