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5 missing in SW China landslide

Updated: 2012-08-29 14:06
( Xinhua)

KUNMING - Five people are missing following a landslide that occurred Wednesday morning in Southwest China's Yunnan province, local authorities said.

The landslide occurred in the village of Xinzhai in the city of Xuanwei at 5 am, trapping eight people, the municipal government said.

Rescuers have pulled three people out of the debris thus far.

Rescue efforts for the five missing are under way.