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Slim chance of life after Tibet mudslide buries 83

March 31, 2013 • Business


In this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site where a landslide hit a mining area in Maizhokunggar County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Saturday, March 30, 2013. Rescuers in mountainous Tibet digging for victims of the massive landslide at a gold mining site found one body Saturday, a day after 83 workers were buried in the disaster, Chinese state media reported. The fate of the other victims was unknown. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhang Quan) NO SALES

BEIJING (AP) — Searchers were continuing to look for miners buried when a landslide swept through a gold mine in an extensively cleared area of Tibet, but authorities said chances were slim any survivors would be found. Twenty-one bodies have been recovered from the mudslide that buried 83 workers in Login to read more

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