Landslides kill 16, leave 37 missing in Quang Nam province

12:00 | 29/10/2020
At least 16 people have died and 37 are missing after landslides hit two mountainous communes in Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province in central Vietnam, on October 28. Of the victims, 45 are from Tra Leng commune, and the remainders from Tra Van commune, according to the provincial military command. At 9:30 am on Oct. 29, the bodies of 16 victims were found.
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
At least 16 people have died and 37 are missing after landslides hit two mountainous communes in Nam Tra My district, central Quang Nam province, on October 28. Of the victims, 45 are from Tra Leng commune, and the remainders from Tra Van commune, according to the provincial military command. (Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
Efforts are made to seek victims of the landslidethatravaged Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province on October 28 evening. (Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on late October 28 issued a dispatch urging all necessary measures to rescue victims of a severe landslide that hit a mountainous communein Quang Nam province. In the photo: Efforts are made to seek victims of the landslidethatravaged Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province on October 28 evening. (Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
The PM requested the disaster response committee, military forces and local authorities to coordinate with relevant forces, and use any measure necessary to promptly rescue the victims.(Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
Rescue efforts have been difficult due to the impacts of storm Molave, which has triggered landslides and disrupted traffic from downtown Nam Tra My to the communes. (Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, head of the Central Steering Committee for Search and Rescue, instructs search and rescue work after landslides hit Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province (Photo: VNA)
landslides kill 16 leave 37 missing in quang nam province
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, head of the Central Steering Committee for Search and Rescue, instructs search and rescue work after landslides hit Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province. (Photo: VNA)

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