7 dead, 11 injured after vehicles damaged by mudslide in NW China's Gansu

13:38, July 16, 2011      

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At least seven people were confirmed dead, and another 11 people were injured after two motor vehicles were damaged by a rainstorm-triggered mudslide Friday night in northwest China's Gansu Province, local police said Saturday.

The accident occurred at around 10:00 p.m. Friday, when a landslide caused by torrential rain struck a highway in Qin'an County of Tianshui City. A medium-sized bus and a large truck were damaged in the mudslide, leaving five people dead at the scene, two more dead en route to hospital and another 11 injured.

Direct cause of the vehicle damage is being investigated.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
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