The Brazilian government expressed its solidarity with the people and government of China due to a landslide that occurred in the province of Yunnan, through a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Monday.

“By expressing condolences to the families of the victims, the Brazilian government conveys its solidarity to the government and people of the People’s Republic of China and wishes the injured a full recovery,” the text states. The ministry also stated that, so far, there is no news of Brazilians involved in the disaster.

The landslide hit the village of Liangshui, in Yunnan province, around 6am on Monday, burying the homes of 18 families. The death toll reached 31 as of 6pm local time on Tuesday, according to Xinhua. Chinese President Xi Jinping demanded full efforts in the search and rescue of missing people following the disaster.


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