Last Updated: Monday, December 21, 2015

Landslide in Shenzhen's Hengtaiyu Industrial Park leaves 91 missing

The landslide site of an industrial park in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province (Xinhua)
Massive landslide in Shenzhen's Hengtaiyu Industrial Park of China has left 91 missing, including 59 males and 32 females as of early Monday morning, Chinese state media reported.

The landslide buried 33 buildings in an industrial park in Shenzhen City, south China's Guangdong Province on Sunday.  Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang ordered immediate rescue efforts after landslide hit an industrial park in Shenzhen city, in Guangdong province.

According to Xinhua News Agency, landslide occuured in Shenzhen city and exploded the natural gas pipeline owned byPetroChina, China's top oil and gas producer.

Landslide destroys building in Shenzhen's Hengtaiyu Industrial Park of China (AFP/CNN Photo)
(AFP/CNN Photo)
According to Shenzhen's emergency response office, at least 13 people have been hospitalized with three of them in serious condition. 

Eleven firefighting teams along with four drones and 30 search dogs are involved in the rescue efforts, the Guangdong Public Security Bureau said.

The You Tube video by BBC News captures moment China landslide hit Shenzhen.