Shenzhen landslide sets off full probe into waste sites

December 28, 2015 5:23 AM

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BEIJING • China's southern province of Guangdong, one of the country's biggest industrial bases, will check all construction waste sites in the wake of a deadly landslide, to ensure that none are in dangerous locations or poorly managed, state media said yesterday.

The Dec 20 landslide in the boom town of Shenzhen buried more than 30 buildings in an industrial park. Around 70 people are missing, and only a handful of bodies have been found so far.

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