69 bodies found in Shenzhen landslide

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016-1-13 7:50:06

A total of 69 bodies have been found as of Tuesday from the Shenzhen landslide, with another eight people remaining unaccounted for, the rescue headquarter said.

Six injured people are still being treated at hospital.

Authorities have identified 31 criminal suspects responsible for the landslide. Police have arrested 16 of them and detained another nine, while six others are still at large.

No epidemics have been reported at the rescue area.

The landslide occurred on Dec. 20 when a mountain of construction waste collapsed and buried several buildings in the southern Chinese city.

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