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Landslide in China

CNN reported Sunday afternoon that a landslide southwestern China left at least 15 people dead and 34 missing.

The landslide hit Chuxiong city in the Yunnan province on Sunday after days of heavy rainfall. This preliminary report had very few other details.

A report from Reuters Africa gave a bit more information in the situation.

According to their report, state media now confirmed 22 dead, with 45 people missing.

The Xinhua news agency reported that the landslide destroyed or damaged nearly 1,000 houses, mainly built directly on the steep slopes of the terrain.