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Landslide Buries Houses at Chinese Mine, 40 Missing

A massive landslide has swept through a housing facility at a mining company in northwest China, leaving around 40 people missing, according to state media. The Xinhua news agency says the early Wednesday landslide in Shaanxi Province buried five dorms and three houses under about a million cubic meters of earth. Local officials say at least four people have been rescued, and that police, firefighters, mining rescuers and paramedics have been dispatched to the area. Xinhua says the...

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