October 5th, 2012
01:10 AM ET

Bodies found after landslide buries Chinese school

The bodies of 18 children have been found after a landslide buried elementary school students and a villager in southwest China, state media said Friday.

Rescuers found the bodies as they scoured through rubble at a village after the landslide struck the school and two houses in Yunnan province, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

One person is still missing, CCTV reported.

The students were studying Thursday during a public holiday to make up for classes disrupted by recent earthquakes.

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  1. Philip

    And he is President Obama, not BO. ty
    AND i wish you were with those troops last tuesday @banasy. Then you would know.

    October 5, 2012 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Delicious Irony

      Yocize someone for using the President's initials and then end it with ty? Delicious irony.

      October 5, 2012 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Delicious Irony

      You criticize someone for using the President's initials and then end it with ty? Delicious irony.

      October 5, 2012 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    You understood who I was talking about, yes?
    Even without the gratuitous HUSSEIN reference being thrown in?
    BHO, then.
    MY President Obama, as one is fond of posting.
    Okay.
    I'll own it.

    October 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Philip

    Ya never called me PD before. he he
    I always try to spend a few moments extra and type a president's name out or post President Redenbacher (spell?) instead of just saying 'Orville'.(popcorn dude)
    Except for vice presidents. Like, the Dick Cheney. That's ok. :)

    October 5, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      I will call you PD if that's what you prefer.
      Whatever.

      October 5, 2012 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    And what is ty?
    Thank you in advance for the answer, PD.

    October 5, 2012 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Philip

    ty is little for a BIG THANK YOU.
    Thanx in advance for what answer?
    Oh. This one. he he. :)

    October 5, 2012 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse |
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