Aerial photo taken on July 24, 2019 shows the landslide site at Pingdi Village of Jichang Township in Shuicheng County of Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou Province.(Xinhua)
GUIYANG, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The death toll has risen to 15 after a landslide hit southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities said Thursday.
As of 8 a.m. Thursday, 15 people had been found dead, another 11 were rescued, and an estimated 150 remained missing.
At about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, a landslide lashed a village in Shuicheng County of the city of Liupanshui, burying 21 houses. More than 150 people were living in the affected area when the landslide struck, according to rescuers.
The 11 rescued are receiving treatment at hospitals. Rescue work is still underway.