Twelve people died in two landslides in the mountainous Guizhou province, in south-west China, state media said on Wednesday.
One landslide that occurred on Tuesday night buried 21 houses in a
village next to the city of Liupanshui, broadcaster CCTV said.
Another 11 people were rescued by early Wednesday, and 34 remained
missing, according to local authorities.
Another landslide struck a village in Hezhang County on Tuesday
leaving one dead and six missing.
More than 560 people participated in the rescue operations.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang instructed local
authorities to do their best to minimize casualties and assist those
Rescue operations go on at the site of landslide