Landslide kills 9, injures 4 in north China iron ore factory

11:18, June 27, 2011      

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Rescuers inspect the site of a landslide at an iron ore mine in Daixian County, north China's Shanxi Province, June 27, 2011.(Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

At least nine people were confirmed dead and another four were injured after a landslide Sunday morning at an iron ore dressing factory in north China's Shanxi Province, local government sources said Monday morning.

The landslide occurred at around 3:00 a.m. Sunday at an iron ore dressing factory in Baiyuli Village of Xingao Township, Daixian County. An array of miners' dormitories at the site have been buried, but number of people buried is still not available.

Rescue work is under way, and cause of the landslide is being investigated.


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Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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