Landslide adds to China flood woes

A landslide in southern China has left 21 people missing, further adding to the misery of a nation reeling under the worst floods in a decade following heavy rains. Rescuers searched for the missing people after a landslide hit Hanyuan county in the southern province of Sichuan on Tuesday morning, the official Xinhua news agency said. Nearly 60 houses were buried in rocks and mud, and about 4,000 villagers were forced to flee their homes.

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/07/201072855412982142.html

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