10 bodies found, 31 builders missing after China landslide

May 9, 2016 2:48 AM

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BEIJING — Ten bodies have been found but 31 people were still missing Monday following a landslide at the site of a hydropower project after days of heavy rain in southern China, authorities said. Fourteen people have been injured.

Rocks and mud with a volume of 100,000 cubic meters (3.5 million cubic feet) buried an office building and the construction workers’ living area at the site in mountainous Taining county in Fujian province early Sunday, according to the county’s Communist Party’s publicity department.

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