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Landslide on Taiwan freeway kills one

05-03-2010 09:18 BJT

TAIPEI, May 2 (Xinhua) -- A worker died when the second landslide to hit Taiwan freeways in just over a week happened Sunday.

The landslide occurred at around 10:26 a.m, blocking a section of the freeway near Yingge, Taipei, and burying a 63-year-old man who was working on a reinforcement project.

Firemen worked for 40 minutes, trying to dig the man out of the debris by hand, but he died shortly after.

Four people died in a landslide on a freeway between Taipei and Keelung on April 25.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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