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Skooter reporting 10/05/12 Following a landslide that buried a primary school, eighteen Chinese children were missing but officials confirmed that all have died. Early Friday,...
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At least 16 students killed in China landslide 16 elementary school students dead and three missing

At least 16 students killed in China landslide Doug StanglinShareComments Natural disastersEducation 2:13PM EST October 4. 2012 - At least 16 elementary school students are confirmed dead and three missing following a landslide that buried a school in a Chinese village in Yunnan province, the Xinhua News agency says. Update at 1:52 pm ET: The death toll from a landslide that crushed a school in Yunnan province has risen to at least 16, with three others still missing, the Xinhua news agency reports. Another person was seriously injured in the landslide, which hit in an area struck only last month by an earthquake that killed 81 people. Earlier post: A resident in a nearby farmhouse was also buried by the landslide that struck around 8.am local time. The mud and rocks slid down a steep hillside after several days of rain, the state broadcaster CCTV reports, according to CNN. "When we arrived, we saw one side of the mountain had collapsed and covered the primary school," Yang Jianping, squadron leader of Yiliang County Armed Police, tells CCTV. "We can't recognize the school at all." The students at the Tiantou Primary School in the village of Zhenhe would normally have been off Thursday for a national holiday, but were instead making up for classes they missed because of an earthquake last month that killed at least 81 people, the Associated Press reports. Rescue teams pulled the bodies of five students from the rubble, but the fate of 14 other students was not immediately <b>...</b>
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