June 16, 2008
Loess Collapse Caused China Landslide That Killed 19: Official
Loess collapse caused China landslide that killed 19: official
LISHI, Shanxi, June 14 (Xinhua) -- A loess collapse caused a landslide in north China's Shanxi Province that killed 19 workers in a brick factory, a local official said on Saturday.
The landslide occurred at about 10:20 a.m. Friday, destroying the factory and burying 20 workers at Shang'an village, Luliang City.
Only one worker, Wu Sandan, was pulled out alive. He is being treated in a hospital and has no life-threatening injuries.
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