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China landslide kills dozens, more remain missing

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Rescuers carry the body of a victim after a landslide hit Zhenxiong county, Yunnan province, on Jan. 11.

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Chinese residents help carry a crying woman in a disaster-hit area in Gaopo village, southwest China's Yunnan province, on Jan. 11. A landslide killed dozens of people including seven from a single family when it smashed into the village on January 11, state-run media said.

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Chinese rescue workers search for buried residents in a disaster-hit area in Gaopo village, southwest China's Yunnan province, on Jan. 11.

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Chinese rescue workers carry a dead body they found while searching for buried residents in a disaster-hit area in Gaopo village, southwest China's Yunnan province, on Jan. 11.

A landslide in China's southwest Yunnan province killed at least 29 people, according to China's state media. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

At least 26 people have been confirmed dead, two others injured and dozens more remain missing after a landslide hit a mountainous region in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday morning, according to local authorities and reported by Xinhua News Agency.

-- Reuters