Nearly 100 Chinese perish after landslide sweeps down a mountain



Villagers in China called what used to be their relatives’ homes

At least 93 people are misunderstanding after the landslide engulfed Xinmo village in mountainous Sichuan area as dawn broke on Saturday. Ten people have been confirmed gone.

“Our house was somewhere around here but everything has been destroyed beyond identification,” said a middle aged woman, one of a few residents who were away when adversity struck, after she pulled a green blanket she recognised out of the mud and rocks.

The direction has sent some 3,000 rescuers, along with heavy expose equipment, and has promised to do all it can to look for survivors.

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Ten child have been confirmed dead after the landslide

Every only family has been impacted by the landslide, it’s horrible

Sun Danxian

Heavy lavish triggered the landslide, authorities have said.

Some villagers conveyed they’ve always known landslides are a big danger but authorities never put forwarded to help them move.

With danger of more landslides, dominions have been restricting access to the disaster zone, but hundreds of living soul were allowed back on Monday.


Authorities have been impeding access to the disaster zone

Mournful wails and firecracker explosions copied through Xinmo’s steep valley as bereaved relatives returned, profuse clutching snacks and wrapped in plastic and bottles of wine as offerings for the dull.

Some people burned paper money and lit incense which, along with habitat off fireworks, are traditional acts of mourning.


The government has sent some 3,000 rescuers along with stifling digging equipment

“Every single family has been impacted by the landslide, it’s contemptible,” said Sun Danxian, from a neighbouring village who was walking through the spot.

The government of Mao county, where the village is located, posted on Monday drone video footage of the neighbourhood showing about dozen mechanical diggers shifting through a scene of grey rocks.

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