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Death toll in Tibet avalanche rises to 20, 8 still missing

World NewsDeath toll in Tibet avalanche rises to 20, 8 still missing

20 people died due to avalanche in the city, 8 are still missing. Ningchi in Tibetstate media reported on Friday.

The Global Times reported, citing a local government official in the western Chinese region, that fifty-three survived, five of whom were seriously injured.

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The avalanche hit a stretch of road between Pai village in Menling County and the Doksong La Tunnel exit in Madug County at around 8pm (1200 GMT) on Tuesday, trapping people and vehicles.

CCTV reported that as of 14.05 pm today, the area had dispatched 696 professional rescue workers, and rescue operations are still ongoing.

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