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One dead, 90 missing after mudslides in Yunnan

By : Xinhua|Updated: 2010-08-19

A truck is buried in the mud after a landslide in Yunnan on August 18, 2010. A rain-triggered mudslide slammed Puladi Township in Southwest China's Yunnan province about 1:30 am on Wednesday, leaving at least one people dead and 90 others missing. Roads, power supplies and telecommunications were cut off in the remote town. A bridge and parts of roads were destroyed. Rescue soldiers have been sent to the area, the Yunnan Provincial Emergency Response Office said. [Xinhua]

A house is buried by the mudslide which is over 300 meters wide in Yunnan on Aug 18. A rain-triggered mudslide slammed Puladi Township in Southwest China's Yunnan province about 1:30 am on Wednesday, leaving at least one people dead and 90 others missing. Roads, power supplies and telecommunications were cut off in the remote town. A bridge and parts of roads were destroyed. Rescue soldiers have been sent to the area, the Yunnan Provincial Emergency Response Office said. [Xinhua]

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