7 dead in central China rockslide

(Xinhua) 08:42, August 15, 2023

WUHAN, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were dead in a rockslide Monday night in the suburbs of Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, the local government confirmed.

Falling rocks hit a passing van on a country road in Xingshan County at around 8:30 p.m. and all the seven people on board were killed, the county government said.

It said rescue and repairs are underway.

(Web editor: Zhang Kaiwei, Liang Jun)


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