China Land Slide 100 people buriedYasodha Devi (Author) Published Date : Jun 24, 2017 08:44 IST World News
China Land Slide 100 people buried
Due to some parts of mountain collapsed in Maoxian County in Ngawa Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China 40 homes were destroyed and it is reported at least 100 people buried in the incident.
Rescue team had rushed to the spot and they are under way to rescue and locate the missing people.
A part of the mountain had blocked two kilometre stretch of river in the area. The incident took place at 6 am at local time when it there is heavy rain.
Meantime China had stopped group of pilgrimage headed to Manasarovar. They were stranded in Indian border and denied permission to enter China. The officials say there is possible landslide on the Chinese side and may be allowed once it is rectified.
Pilgrimages say they were not given proper reason to make them stranded. Thousand of tourist and pilgrimages are taking part in Manasarovar Yatra every year. To be noted around 80 percent of the total yatras will be from India.
The external ministry said the issue is being discussed with China.