Wednesday , January 20 2021

12 people buried in landslides in Sichuan province, China – 8 channels news and events



In a village and town in Sichuan province, China, a large landslide occurred, and three farms were rushed and 12 people were buried. Ten people have been rescued, but three people died while they were on their way to the hospital, and one person lost contact.

A village in Zhangzhou City, Sichuan Province, at 4 in the afternoon Sunday, and landslides suddenly happened. The total landslide was about 30,000 cubic meters. The authorities sent more than 1,000 rescue workers to search and rescue. The rescue team used the radar survivor and also sent search and rescue dogs to conduct repeated investigations on the landslide, scrambling to save the trapped people. Due to the safety of the buried staff, the search and rescue team can not use large machines, use only the broken wall or manually rummage.

Would Dengquan, the captain of the Zhangzhou Fire Department, say: "There are about seven or eight points in the surveillance. There is hardly any possibility of collapse. The main reason is that there are places where people are buried. Our rescuers are going to make holes. It can be dangerous to save them like this. "

At 6 o'clock in the morning, the rescue and rescue team rescued two people, which increased the number of rescued staff to ten. Currently, five people are treated in hospitals, and one of them is in critical condition. Another 2 year old girl did not turn out to have any vital signs when she was discovered. The site is near a highway construction site. There was light rain in the area a few days before the incident, and the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

– CH8 / YJ


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