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BEIJING - The death toll from a landslide that destroyed a Chinese village has risen to 15, state media reported Friday. 

Rescuers in Fuquan, in southwest China's Guizhou province work together to move a piece of collapsed wall on August 28, 2014 as they search for survivors after a landslide

Half of a 600-metre high knoll near Fuquan city in the southwestern province of Guizhou broke free and "wiped out a majority of the village" at its base, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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