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.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013