Beijing, Apr 30 (AP) A landslide in northern China’s Shanxi province has killed three people after a total of nine were buried underneath the falling earth. Also Read - China Pakistan Economic Corridor: When China Invested in Pakistan, They Did The Math

More than a hundred firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff have been sent to the scene, the Luliang municipal government said on its official social media account today. Also Read - 'We Were Bitten by Coronavirus Infected Bats': Wuhan Scientists Make Startling Revelation in a 2017 Video

The landslide hit shortly before 5 a.m., and rescue efforts are underway for those who remain trapped. Also Read - Trump Admin Blacklists Xiaomi, 8 Other Firms With Chinese Military Ties

The mountainous Luliang prefecture has been hit by a number of landslides over the years, including one in 2008 that killed 19 people. There was no immediate word on the cause of today’s landslide or the identities of the deceased. (AP) MRJ MRJ

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.