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At least nine people were killed and 10 reported missing after a rainstorm triggered a landslide and flooding in southwest China's Sichuan province on Friday (July 5), state media reported.
Torrential rains have battered much of the Sichuan Basin since Thursday (July 4) morning, disrupting street traffic and flooding local rivers.
Local TV footage showed rescuers walking through mud towards the landslide site and searching through rubble and rocks for survivors.
Severe downpours lashed Shimian county on Thursday evening local time, triggering floods and a landslide, CCTV added.