BEIJING (Web Desk) – At least 16 people have been reported as dead in a landslide tragedy in village near China’s Lishui city, said media reports.

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Another 21 people are still missing as rescue efforts are underway at the site.

According to local government officials, a torrent of mud and stones buried around 30 homes in Zhejiang province.

Rescue team have so far recovered 16 dead bodies and a survivor.