13 die in northwest China landlide

15:22, July 24, 2010      

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Thirteen workers were killed and two others survived in a landslide in northwest China's Gansu Province Saturday, said local authorities.

A total of 15 people were trapped in a landslide that occurred at 1:40 a.m. Saturday at Huating County, Pingliang City, said the provincial government's emergency response office in a statement.

All the trapped were found as of 6 a.m. and sent to local hospital where thirteen died after treatment failed as of 8:30 a.m. The other two show normal vital signs, it said.

Source: Xinhua

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