Death toll rises to 35 in E China landslide

Added On May 10, 2016

TAINING, Fujian, May 10 (Xinhua) -- The death toll has risen to 35 with one person still missing following a landslide in Taining County in east China's Fujian Province on Sunday, sources with Taining County authorities confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

The landslide occurred at about 5 a.m. on Sunday in Taining County, when about 100,000 cubic meters of mud and rocks flowed downhill, burying a temporary shed at a hydropower station construction site and damaging its offices.
Rescue work is still under way.