3 remain trapped in SW China landslide

Updated: 2013-06-22 13:31


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CHENGDU - Three people were still trapped in a rainstorm-triggered landslide on early Saturday morning in Luzhou city in Southwest China's Sichuan province, said the local government.

Around 5:30 am Saturday, the landslide washed off a residential house and trapped seven people inside Fulai village in Luzhou, said the Luzhou city government.

Local government have sent more than 200 rescuers to the landslide site. As of 11:00 am, four people have been found and sent to a local hospital.

The other three remained trapped, and rescue work is still under way.