Two dead children were today morning pulled out of a 50 cubic-meter soil heap in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
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Authorities at 10am found the bodies of 8-year-old Hoang Minh Quy, a second grader and 15-year-old Hoang Van Hoa.
Meanwhile, fifth grader Hoang Minh Quyen, 10 is missing and feared dead
They all come from Con 2 village, Cam Con commune in Lao Cai.
The landslide occurred at 5.30 pm yesterday (Thursday) when three children who were tending buffalos played with soil at a roadwork site under supervision from Alpha Nam company.
The section is being built into a highway leading to Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi.
Rains caused the soil to slide down.