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Landslide kills four in north Vietnam

HANOI (XINHUA) – A landslide on a hill slope left four people dead in Vietnam’s northern province of Bac Kan yesterday morning, local media reported.

Five people in a family were sleeping in their house located on a hillside in Pac Nam district when the incident occurred at around 12.30am.

The landslide completely buried their house. Four of them including a one-month-old baby were buried. One could escape.

The volume of rainfall in the region amounted to 90 milimetres from 8pm on Monday to 6.30am yesterday, Vietnam News Agency reported.

File photo of a landslide in northern Vietnam. PHOTO: XINHUA