Loess collapse disaster in Shaanxi Province


According to the website of Jiaxian people’s government, at about 7:00 on October 26, a sudden loess collapse occurred in gaolijiagou village, Muyu Town, Jiaxian county. According to the preliminary identification, the disaster event is a sudden loess collapse, with a volume of about 500 cubic meters, 4 collapsed houses and 3 trapped people. After using 2 forklifts, 1 excavator and dozens of people for rescue, 3 persons under pressure were rescued and sent to hospital for rescue, but 3 persons under pressure died successively after invalid rescue.
Up to now, the on-site search and rescue work has been completed, and the accident investigation and rehabilitation work are in progress.