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Rescuers use machinery to search for potential survivors near collapsed buildings, following a landslide in Shenzhen, in south China’s Guangdong province, Dec. 21, 2015. A mountain of excavated soil and construction waste buried dozens of buildings when it swept through an industrial park on Dec. 20. (Andy Wong/AP Photo)

(Bloomberg) — A landslide that left at least 91 people missing in southern China may have started from a man-made pile of earth and construction debris, an initial government investigation showed, drawing new scrutiny to safety practices in China.

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