At about 18:10 on March 15, a landslide occurred on the north side of Zaoling Township Health Center in Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, causing the collapse of a family building (6 families), a credit cooperative family building (8 families) and a small bathing center. According to the latest news from the relevant government departments in Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, as of 15:00 on the 16th, 7 people were killed, 13 injured and 13 others were lost. On the 16th, a reporter from the Beijing News saw on the spot that hundreds of meters of warning lines were pulled up outside the street-front shops on the side of Zaoling Township Health Center. One building slid down half of the hillside in the landslide, while two other collapsed and scattered gullies and slopes were mostly buried in loess. Firefighters and armed police were searching and rescuing. Relatives of the missing persons were waiting for rescue progress in rural middle schools.
Landslide site. Photographed by Zhang Jianbin, a journalist of the Beijing News
Two landslides occurred during local evacuation
On the afternoon of the 16th, a reporter from the New Beijing News saw in the main street of Zaoling Township that hundreds of meters of warning lines were pulled up on the north side of the street, and businesses including hospitals on the north side were closed. For fear of secondary disasters, stores were suspended.
Beijing News reporter noted that on the evening of the 15th, a crack appeared in the wall of a two-storey hospital building in Zaoling Township Health Hospital, and the hospital evacuated the patients. On the 16th, a reporter from the Beijing News saw at the scene that the cracked hospital building had collapsed.
A merchant opposite the township health center said that after the landslide on the afternoon of 15th, he had visited the scene. The family building was basically complete, and the bathing center was almost in ruins. After the accident, the township health center organized the evacuation of the patients in the hospital. At about 8 p.m., there was a second landslide. The hospital was collapsing the hospitalization of the gate into a mountain ditch. This business name. Many villagers and businessmen also confirmed this to reporters.
It is understood that on the evening of the 15th, after the landslide accident, 700 people in Shanxi Province were organized to rescue, during which there were two landslides, which brought some difficulties to rescue.
Xinjing News reporter learned from the relevant government departments of Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, that after repeated verification, a total of 79 people had been identified in the region at the time of the incident, and 46 people escaped after the incident. As of 1400 hours on the 16th, 13 people were rescued, 7 people were killed and 13 others were lost.
Landslide scene. Video screenshots
Family members take two children to bathe and four people remain unaccounted for
On the 16th, a reporter from the Beijing News saw in the Peoples Hospital of Xiangning County that families of the couples were waiting for news in the hospital. Relatives of the missing couple told reporters in the Beijing News that the accident happened when five members of their family took a bath in the bathhouse. An 8-year-old boy was less injured and is currently being treated in hospital. Four others have not yet been found.
According to the family, the couples were all villagers of Xizhang Village, Zaoling Township. The mothers, grandmothers and aunts of the two children were bathing in the incident bathing center at that time.
Both children go to school in the countryside and only go home on weekends. Yesterday, Friday, the childrens family wanted to take a bath and take the children back to the village. The relatives said that the father of the child was now almost spiritual collapse, sleepless all night. When they learned about the landslide, they rushed home from other places, but at that time the scene of the accident was blocked. They could only wait in the hospital for news, hoping to have a glimmer of life.
At present, the rescue has been going on, and our hearts are being pulled. The relatives said that their family had been doing well, and suddenly something like this happened. Many relatives felt sorry. They have a very harmonious family and good relationship between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law.
Several villagers in Zaoling Township said that the collapsed bathing center had two floors, which had been in operation for a long time. It is understood that the owner and wife of the bathing center are also buried in the ruins.
Three buildings before the collapse. Respondents Map
Rescue Worker: The boy was found crying hoarsely
On the evening of the 16th, Xin Jing Bao reporters learned from Xiangning Squadron of Linfen Branch of Shanxi Armed Police Force that the Squadron dispatched emergency squadron to the scene to participate in the rescue after the evening of the 15th, when firefighters and other rescue teams arrived.
Zhang Yudong, the monitor of the first class on duty, introduced that they were mainly responsible for the search and rescue work in the collapsed bathing center area. At two oclock in the morning, they found a boy with vital signs, whose cry was hoarse. At that time, the little boy was protected by an old man who had no vital signs. In the rescue process, rescue workers kept talking with the little boy, for fear that he would fall asleep.
According to several armed police officers and soldiers involved in the rescue, the personnel were buried deep, and after the collapse and extrusion of buildings, rescue not only needs to remove earth and rocks, but also needs to cut steel bars, building columns and so on. The rescue on site is more difficult.
On the evening of the 16th, Xinjing News reporters learned from the relevant departments in Xiangning County that, after the accident, besides the armed police officers and soldiers rushed to the scene, there were also firefighters, police officers, experts in ground disaster prevention and control, medical experts, etc. to carry out rescue work. At present, more than 700 people have been rescued on the spot, and the rescue is still in progress.
Rescue scene. Respondents Map
The State Health and Health Commission dispatched medical experts to rescue the accident site.
According to the official website of the State Health Commission on March 16, a landslide occurred in Zaoling Township, Xiangning County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province on the evening of March 15, causing collapse of buildings and casualties. The State Health and Health Commission attaches great importance to it. Eight medical and psychological experts from the first batch of the national health emergency team (Shanxi) were sent to the site of the accident on the evening of the 15th to carry out medical rescue work. Six members of the second batch of the national medical and health emergency team from Beijing were sent to Shanxi on the morning of the 16th to help, respectively, in critical medicine of the Third Hospital of Peking University. Specialists in Surgery, Psychological Intervention in the Sixth Hospital of Peking University, and Health and Epidemiology Prevention and Control Center of China.
Shanxi Provincial Health Commission, in charge of comrades and leading experts, arrived at the scene of the incident that evening to coordinate and guide the treatment of the wounded and health and epidemic prevention work. Health departments in Linfen City and Xiangning County started emergency response after the incident, dispatched more than 20 ambulances and 70 medical personnel to the site, carried out on-site rescue and casualty transshipment, and organized relevant medical institutions to open green channels to receive and treat the casualties. Up to now, 14 casualties have been treated by local medical institutions, and medical rescue measures such as health and epidemic prevention and psychological assistance have been implemented simultaneously.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Management of the Peoples Republic of China, Vice Minister Fu Jianhua has arrived at the scene to direct emergency rescue and disposal.
As of 8:00 on the 16th, 46 fire trucks, 247 fire fighters, 12 search and rescue dogs and 17 life detectors from five fire rescue detachments in Linfen, Yuncheng, Taiyuan, Jinzhong and Changzhi continued to search and rescue on the spot. Local 26 mine rescue team members, Linfen Blue Sky rescue team also arrived at the scene to assist in rescue. Pingdingshan National Mine Rescue Team, Hancheng Mining Company Rescue Team and Huozhou Coal and Electricity Group Mine Rescue Team are ready to go out.
Source: Author No. 37 of the serious case group: responsible editor of Yalong Jianbin Hongchun: Li Hang_BJS 4645