Latest on Shenzhen landfill rescue efforts

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China Building Collapse In this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a survivor is found at the site of landslide at an industrial park in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, early Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Rescuers have pulled a man out alive after he was buried for more than 60 hours in a massive landslide in southern China. (Liang Xu/Xinhua News Agency via AP)

More than 5,000 rescuers have joined the landslide rescue operation at an industrial park in south China’s city of Shenzhen, said a city official on Wednesday at a press conference.

According to Zhang Hu, executive vice mayor of Shenzhen, one survivor had been rescued and four bodies found by 11:40 on Wednesday, 77 hours after the landslide.

Google Earth satellite images show how the Shenzhen landfill has grown since August of 2002.

Satellite images show growth of Shenzhen landfill over 13 years

Google Earth satellite images show how the Shenzhen landfill has grown since August of 2002.