6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest ChinaBy AP News Aug 28, 2014 10:13AM UTC
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media report that six people have died and 21 remain missing after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China.
The official Xinhua News Agency says 77 houses collapsed or were buried in the Wednesday night landslide in the village of Yingping in Guizhou province. Xinhua says another 21 people were injured in the landslide.
State television network CCTV said Thursday that a small reservoir was breached during the landslide, and the flooding caused further damage to the village. The channel showed dozens of rescuers combing a wide site covered in dried mud.