As many as 18 students were buried today in a landslide that slammed into a primary school in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said.
The incident happened around 8 am in the village of Zhenhe, located in Yiliang county, reports said.
The landslide engulfed a primary school building, trapping 18 students, said authorities.
Two houses near the school were also hit by the landslide, with one villager being buried. A family of three managed to escape.
On Sep 7, multiple earthquakes struck Yiliang county and its neighboring areas in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, killing 81 people and injuring 800.