The death toll from the landslide in Linfen, which was caused by a pile of illegally-maintained iron ore waste, is now 128 and expected to rise. From AP:
Two thousand rescuers shoveled and hammered through the debris Wednesday searching for those buried under the three-story wave of mud and mining waste that inundated a valley in Shanxi province’s Xiangfen county Monday. State media put the official death toll at 128 people with 34 more injured.
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September 10, 2008