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Landslide affected villagers relocated in SW China


15:41, February 01, 2013

KUNMING, Feb.1 (Xinhua) -- All villagers who were affected by a Monday landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been relocated, local authorities said Friday.

The landslide destroyed 35 houses, damaged 928 others and affected the lives of 712 people in Zhongtun Township in Zhenxiong County, the county government said.

No casualties have been reported.

The county government has erected tents for affected residents and is implementing an emergency response to the disaster.

On Jan. 11, a landslide killed 46 people in Zhenxiong, which is located about 550 km northeast of the provincial capital of Kunming.

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