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pes that they'll find their loved ones alive are fading fast. A massive landslide in China's Sichuan province on Saturday morning crashed down on a mountain village, 93 people are still missing in the rubble. Rescue workers pulled yet more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday.
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The only survivors so far reported to be a couple and their two month old baby. An official micro blog currently puts the death toll at 25, but that number is expected to rise. The area's prone to landslides but the scale of Saturday's was unprecedented, it's believed to have been caused by heavy rainfall.
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One woman said they often sleep in other villages in case of a disaster, but they cannot afford to move to the safer capital of Mao County. Reports of the landslide were largely absent from wider Chinese media apart from Shinhua, CCTV and Party Mouthpiece, People's Daily.