Landslide hit Ly Son Island

Serious landslide occurred in Duc Pagoda and Gieng Tien Mountain, the Ly Son Island of Quang Ngai province. 

Landslide experiences in Duc Pagoda

Landslide experiences in Duc Pagoda

Amid to the unexpected situation, the locality reported to the People’s Committee of Quang Ngai province to quickly overcome consequence of the landslide.

Accordingly, the natural disaster was due to influence of typhoon Damrey. 

Fortunately, no one was injured and killed after the landslide.

The Duc Pagoda and Gieng Tien Mountain are one of tourism destinations of the Ly Son Island, which attracts hundred thousands of domestic and foreign travelers every year.

Volcanos, Cau Cave, Duc Pagoda, Hang Pagoda ... are well-known as the international heritages under plan of UNESCO Global Geopark.

Currently, the local authority asked the People’s Committee of An Vinh commune and functional agencies to ban people, Buddhist monks and tourists on travelling near the dangerous areas. 

Landslide experiences in Ly Son Island  ảnh 1 A landslide in Gieng Tien Mountain


BY NGUYEN TRANG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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