eight killed, 42 lacking in landslides in typhoon-hit Vietnam

HANOI: Landslides set off by Hurricane Molave killed at the least eight folks with 42 others lacking in central Vietnam, state media stated Thursday.
Rescuers dug up eight our bodies in Tra Van village in south central Tra Van in Quang Nam province the place a hillside collapsed on homes, the official Vietnam Information Company reported.
In Tra Leng village, a number of kilometers (miles) from Tra Van, one other landslide buried a number of homes occupied by about 45 folks, together with 4 who managed to outlive. Rescuers have recovered three our bodies and have been scrambling to save lots of others.
The preliminary loss of life toll replicate the ferocity of the storm, which Vietnamese officers feared would be the worst to hit the nation in 20 years.
The storm slammed central Vietnam on Wednesday with damaging drive whereas at the least three provinces have been nonetheless recovering from current lethal flooding that killed greater than 100 folks and destroyed a whole lot of homes early this month.

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