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Landslide in China leaves over 80 dead, 2,000 missing
| Updated at: 0816 PST, Sunday, August 08, 2010|
BEIJING: More than 80 people are dead and over 2,000 are missing after landslides triggered by heavy rain in northwestern China, state media said Sunday.
More than 70 were injured in the landslides in a mainly Tibetan region of Gansu province late Saturday night, state television said.
A total of 20,000 people living in Zhouqu county have been evacuated, the report said.