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SWI   01 September 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Heavy overnight storms unleashed further landslides in the Val Badosca, forcing residents of a second village to evacuate in canton Graub&uuml;nden. Eight hikers are still missing, presumed dead, following a massive rockslide that fell on Bondo village, ...
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The Wire   28 August 2017   China   Zhangjiawan  
<p>Beijing: A landslide caused part of a mountain to collapse on to a remote township in China’s remote southwest on Monday, state media said, killing at least two people with 25 missing.</p><p>The landslide sent rubble sweeping over 34 homes in Zhangjiawan ...
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SWI   25 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Rescue services resumed their search for eight missing hikers on Friday following a massive landslide in a remote valley in canton Graub&uuml;nden.<br />Rescuers are using a helicopter, dogs, thermal imaging and mobile phone location devices to look for ...
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The Independent   24 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Eight people are missing and several villages have been evacuated after a landslide in southeast Switzerland, police said.</p> <p>One hundred people were evacuated from Bondo yesterday.</p> <p>Rolling rocks reached the entrance of the village and police ...
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AKIpress   17 May 2017   Kyrgyzstan   Jalal-Abad  
<p>A truck was buried by a rockfall triggered by a mudslide in Chatkal district of Jalal-Abad region, the authorities said.</p> <p>The driver and one passenger inside the cabin were luckily safe and sound. The truck was carrying food products, the Ministry ...
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Daily Mail   14 July 2016   China   Shangri - La  
<p>Life-threatening landslides appear to be part and parcel of journeys through China's mountainous southern regions.<br />The latest shocking footage shows the near-miss of drivers approaching the city of Shangri-La on Monday morning.<br />A sudden rock fall ...
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<p>Massive chunks of dirt seen crashing into the roiling surf this past weekend persuaded Pacifica officials Monday to evacuate cliffside apartments that everyone agrees are inching closer to a catastrophic collapse into the sea.<br>Dozens of residents living ...
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CNN Philippines   13 July 2015   Philippines   Benguet  
<p>Baguio City (CNN Philippines) &mdash; One person died and five others were injured after a van and a jeepney were buried in a landslide early Monday morning (July 13) along Kennon Road in Tuba, Benguet.</p> <p>The passengers of the jeepney and van were ...
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CBCnews   19 April 2015   Canada   District of Squamish BC  
<p>The District of Squamish says a geotechnical engineering assessment has been done and a search is under way after a rock slide on the Stawamus Chief this morning. It has not yet released details of the engineer's early report. There have been no reports ...
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