Landslide in China – level 3

29-06-2017 15:00

A landslide from a mountain engulfed a village in south west China, leaving upwards of 100 people buried and 40 homes destroyed. This village is popular with tourists, though it is not known whether any were among the victims.

As many as 400 people came in the rescue efforts after the slide of around 3 million cubic metres of earth and rock.

Difficult words: engulf (cover completely).

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