Devastating Mudslide Destroys Village in China
On the morning of June 17, a truly devastating mudslide in a mountainous region of western Sichuan province destroyed almost every building in one village.
DANBA, SICHUAN, CHINA — On the morning of June 17, a truly devastating mudslide destroyed almost every building in one village.
The clip, which was posted to Miaopai was filmed by a resident of rural Danba county from the safety of the high ground, the gargantuan rush of water and mud devastate the landscape, utterly destroying what was once a village. The local man in the video can be heard saying that he can only see 4-5 buildings that have survived.
Incredibly, only two people are missing from what could have been catastrophic. Per the report, the mudslide saw more than 5,500 households and 20,000 people evacuated; 14 of which were rescued after the disaster hit.
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