Four dead in central China landslide


WUHAN: One person has been rescued, four people have died, and four were still missing in a landslide in central China’s Hubei Province on Wednesday morning, local authorities said.
The rain-triggered landslide occurred at about 4 a.m. in Yuanshan Village of Dahe Township, Huangmei County, shattering seven homes and burying nine people, according to Yuan Jiangwang, the village’s Party secretary.
By 8 p.m., five people had been pulled out of the debris, but four were already dead, and only an 80-year-old woman survived. – Agencies