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In China Man found alive 60 hours after being buried in landslide

A man was rescued after been buried for more than 60hours in a massive landslide in southern China.

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A man was rescued after been buried for more than 60hours in a massive landslide in southern China.

Speaking in an interview with Rao Liangzhong; Shenzhen Emergency Response Office, he said that a migrant worker, Tian Zeming, was rescued around dawn on Wednesday (Chinese time). "He told the soldiers who rescued him, there is another survivor close by," Xinhua reporter said.


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Firefighters had to squeeze into a narrow room around Tian and pull debris out by hand, rescuer Zhang Yabin told Xinhua. Tian has had surgery and is in a stable condition in hospital, the Xinhua report said.

Xinhua later said that another body was also discovered, although it was not clear if that was the person to whom Tian had referred. A body was also recovered from the rubble on Tuesday.

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The government has said more than 70 people are missing in China's latest industrial disaster, although this figure continues to be revised down as authorities make contact with people who were believed to have been buried but were not. A giant deluge of mud and construction waste from the overfull dump site buried 33 buildings at the industrial park on Sunday. It was the second major man-made disaster in China in four months. At least 160 people were killed in massive chemical blasts in the northern port city of Tianjin in August.

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