China landslide toll rises to 702 - official

The death toll from a devastating landslide in northwest China rose to 702 by mid-day on Tuesday.

China landslide toll rises to 702 - official

The death toll from a devastating landslide in northwest China rose to 702 by mid-day on Tuesday, with 1,042 missing, a disaster relief official said.

On Monday, authorities said the official death count was 337, with 1,148 missing. A torrent of mud and floodwater engulfed the town of Zhaoqu late on Saturday night.

Reuters

Last Mod: 10 Ağustos 2010, 14:58
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