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Published: 17:33, June 04, 2023 | Updated: 17:47, June 04, 2023
14 dead, 5 missing after mountain collapse in SW China
By Xinhua
Published:17:33, June 04, 2023 Updated:17:47, June 04, 2023 By Xinhua

In this photo dated May 8, 2023, rescuers participate in a drill for earthquake response in Leshan, Sichuan province. (LI XIANGYU / CHINA DAILY)

CHENGDU - Fourteen people were confirmed dead and five others remained missing following a mountain collapse on Sunday in Leshan city, southwest China's Sichuan province, according to local publicity department.

The collapse took place at around 6 am in a forest farm in Yongsheng township, Jinkouhe district of the city.

A rescue team of more than 180 people are still searching for the missing. 

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