China landslide death toll climbs to 22: Xinhua

Paramilitary policemen search for missing people at the site of a landslide in SanmingThe death toll in a landslide in China's southeastern Fujian province has risen to 22, with 17 people still missing, state media said on Monday. The landslide, triggered on Sunday by heavy rain, hit a hydroelectric power station that was under construction in Fujian's Taining County. President Xi Jinping had demanded that local officials step up rescue efforts.


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