Latest News Wires China landslide death toll rises to 19

A landslide that hit a local elementary school in Yunnan province has resulted in 18 fatalities and also blocked a river that hampered rescue efforts.


China Daily/REUTERS

All 18 elementary school students buried in a landslide were confirmed dead Friday, while one other person also died after a hillside collapsed and smothered part of a village in mountainous southwestern China.