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Death toll in Tibet avalanche rises to 20, 8 still missing | World News

Loss of life toll in Tibet avalanche rises to twenty, 8 nonetheless lacking | World Information

Twenty folks have been killed, eight have been nonetheless lacking after an avalanche within the metropolis Nyingchi in Tibet, state media reported on Friday.

Fifty-three survivors have been discovered, 5 of whom have been significantly injured, World Occasions reported, citing a neighborhood authorities official within the western Chinese language area.

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The avalanche occurred on a bit of street between Pai village in Mainling county and the exit of the Doxong La tunnel in Medog county at round 8 p.m.(1200 GMT) on Tuesday, with folks and automobiles stranded.

The area had dispatched 696 skilled rescue staff as of 14.05 p.m. immediately, and the rescue work continues to be ongoing, CCTV reported.

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