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Landslide kills 19 people in southwestern China


Today, media reported that 19 people were killed and five others injured in a landslide in southwestern China.

The media quoted local authorities as saying that the accident occurred on Sunday morning in a forest area in Yongxing, near Leshan City in Sichuan Province.

Authorities said more than 600 people took part in the rescue work and heavy equipment was used.

And according to the new Chinese news agency “Xinhua” that an investigation has been opened to find out the cause of the landslide.