Friday 30 September 2016

Dramatic footage: Villagers run for their lives while mountain collapses around them

Published 24/07/2013 | 12:08

Residents are evacuated after a massive landslide ravages a village in southwest China.

  • Go To

Dramatic footage as a landslide sweeps away 26 houses and  six acres of farmland in China's Sichuan province.

More than 1400 villagers in the township have been evacuated after rocks and earth poured down a mountain slope, blocking a river and turning it into a barrier lake.

Hundreds of soldiers and police officers and local officials helped to move villagers to safety, with rescue operations still underway to relocate the remaining 2,000 residents.

Online Editors

Read More

Promoted articles

Editors Choice

Also in World News