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Yunnan mudslide: 67 missing, 25 injured

08-18-2010 18:56 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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A mudslide struck Puladi, a remote town in southwest China's Yunnan province early Wednesday. At least 67 people are missing and 25 others injured, 9 seriously.

The mudslide buried more than 20 houses and trucks. Roads were also affected. Power supplies and telecommunications were cut off. The mudslide was triggered by days of torrential rain. 127 troops arrived to help in the rescue efforts.

The injured are being treated in hospitals, while the search and rescue work continues. The county is expecting more rain in the coming two days, which may affect the rescue work.

A mudslide struck Puladi, a remote town in southwest China's Yunnan province early Wednesday. At least 67 people are missing and 25 others injured, 9 seriously. 
A mudslide struck Puladi, a remote town in southwest China's Yunnan province early 
Wednesday. At least 67 people are missing and 25 others injured, 9 seriously.
 


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