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25 bodies found after landslide in eastern China buries homes in village; 12 people missing


BEIJING — The death toll from a landslide that buried homes in eastern China has risen to 25 people with 12 others still missing, a local government said Monday.

A torrent of mud and rocks unleashed by heavy rains buried nearly 30 homes in a village in Zhejiang province on Friday night.

The Lishui city government, which administers Lidong village, where the landslide happened, said that 25 bodies had been found as well as one survivor, who was in stable condition.

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