Taiwanese tourist dies in landslide on Emei Shan

A Taiwanese tourist has died after she was caught in a landslide at Emei Shan, one of China’s four most famous Buddihst mountains.

Tourists crossing a footbridge on the slopes of Emei Shan.

Tourists crossing a footbridge on the slopes of Emei Shan. Image by Alpha / CC BY-SA 2.0

The woman was part of a 16-person tour group from Taiwan who were caught in a heavy downpour on the moutain on Saturday. The group had been instructed to leave their vehicle and walk due to a traffic jam when a downpour occurred, resulting in a landslide. Four other members of the group were also injured in the incident. Read more: wantchinatimes.com

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