Landslide in Jomda County in Tibet: No casualties yet, hundreds to the rescue

BY APD NEWSOct 12,2018 at 15:10

A second batch of reinforcements has arrived this morning after a landslide hit a village in the Bolo Township of Jomda County, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

The landslide, which happened at 7:10 a.m. on Oct. 10, has blocked Jinsha river.

Presently, the rescue team on the ground includes 11 vehicles and 60 firefighters. No casualties have been reported so far, as the villagers have been evacuated.

Another 32 rescuers are on their way, while 775 others are on standby.


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