Update December 22, 2015

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China landslide First body found amid signs of survivors

Sumel Sarker

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China landslide First body found amid signs of survivors

21 December 2015, Nirapad News: Rescuers have pulled out the first body from the Shenzhen landslide in China, as signs emerge that several survivors are trapped alive in the rubble.

Quoting Xinhua the BBC said the body was dug out early on Tuesday.

The massive landslide engulfed 33 buildings in an industrial district on Sunday.

Seven people have been rescued while the number of missing was revised down to 85 from 91 on Monday.

A huge mound of construction debris collapsed, causing the landslide.

This is China’s fourth major disaster in a year, beginning with a deadly stampede in Shanghai on New Year’s Eve, and followed by a cruise ship capsize on the Yangtze River, and massive explosions at a chemicals warehouse in Tianjin that killed more than 170 people.

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