Sunday , January 17 2021

12 people buried in slums of Sichuan province, China – 8 Channel News and Events



In a village and city in Sichuan province, China, large landslides appeared and three village houses appeared and 12 people were buried. Ten people were successfully rescued, but three people died on the way to the hospital and one person lost contact.

A village in Dangzhou, Sichuan Province, was at 4 o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday and the landslide suddenly appeared. The total amount of landslide was about 30,000 cubic meters. Authorities have sent more than 1,000 rescue officers to search and rescue. The rescue team used the radar life detector and also sent search and rescue dogs to re-investigate the landslide area, trying to save the captured people. Due to the safety of the buried personnel, the search and rescue team can not use large machines, only use a broken wall or a manual break.

Zhu Jingguan, the captain of the Zhangzhou Fire Chamber, said: "There are about seven or eight monitoring points, there is hardly any chance of collapse, and the main reason is that during the rescue there are places where people are buried, our rescuers must to make holes, it can be dangerous to save them this way. "

At 6 am on Monday, the search and rescue team saved two more people by increasing the number of rescued staff to ten. Currently, five hospitals are treated in hospitals and one of them is in a critical condition. Another 2-year-old girl was found to have no vital signs when she was discovered. The location of the landslide is located near the construction site of the highway. There was a slight rain in the area a few days before the incident, and the cause of the accident is still being investigated.

– CH8 / YJ


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