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Maizhokunggar

Total of 66 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

Rescuers search for survivors at the site of a landslide in a mining area in Maizhokunggar County, Tibet Autonomous Region. Photo: Reuters

Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 66 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state media said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013, 9:18pm

Total of 54 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

Rescuers work at the site of a landslide that buried 83 miners in Maizhokunggar county, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 54 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state television reported on Tuesday.

China Central Television reported that operations resumed on Tuesday morning after being suspended on Monday due to fears of more landslides in the area.

2 Apr 2013 - 8:19pm

More Tibet landslide bodies recovered

Recovery personnel work at the site of the large-scale landslide in Maizhokunggar county of Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Photo: Xinhua

Recovery personnel have found 36 bodies at the site of a huge landslide in Tibet, Chinese state-run media said on Monday, three days after more than 80 mine workers were buried.

2 Apr 2013 - 2:20am