Landslide at Quebec quarry; two workers missing


L’EPIPHANIE, Que. – A rescue operation is underway following an apparent landslide in Quebec.

The slide occurred at a quarry in the town of l’Epiphanie.

Two workers are trapped under the earth. A third worker managed to escape.

The torrent of earth swept along two trucks and one excavation vehicle, which collapsed into the quarry.

Provincial police are leading the rescue effort.

A police spokesman says authorities are having trouble accessing the area and may need to use a helicopter.

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