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More Tibet landslide bodies recovered

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Recovery crews have found 36 bodies after a huge landslide in Tibet buried more than 80 mine workers three days ago, Chinese state-run media said Monday, but dangerous conditions forced a halt to operations. 

Graphic showing Maizhokunggar county in Tibet, where recovery crews have found 36 bodies after a huge landslide in Tibet buried more than 80 mine workers three days ago, according to Chinese state-run media.

Another 47 miners remained missing under two million cubic metres of earth east of the Tibetan capital Lhasa, and more than 4,000 emergency workers had been battling snow and altitude sickness to search for them, said the official news agency Xinhua.

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