Massive Landslide Destroys Many Buildings in Shenzhen, China
Posted by feww on December 20, 2015
China landslide: Dozens of buildings collapse in Liuxi Industrial Park in Shenzhen
A massive landslide hit an industrial park in Shenzhen City in south China’s Guangdong Province Sunday morning, destroying dozens of apartment blocks and other buildings. Authorities fear multiple casualties.
The landslide occurred in the Liuxi Industrial Park in Guangming New District in northwest section of Shenzhen, said a report.
Up to a 1,000 people have been evacuated, and several injuries reported. Dozens of people remain missing.
“The soil that caused the landslide had been dug up over the past two years in construction work and was piled up in the park,” said the report.
In November, a landslide in Zhejiang province killed dozens of people.