China's landslide death toll rises to 46

Saturday, 12 January 2013 - 18:41


At least 46 people, including children, are now known to have been killed by a landslide in China's southern Yunnan province.


The bodies of the last two missing residents of the Gaopo village, Yunnan province, were found in the morning.


The landslide hit the village at about 08:20 local time yesterday, burying 16 houses.


Hundreds of rescuers have been searching for survivors at the site.