Tourists stranded by China mudslide

August 19, 2012 8:48:34 PM PDT
Thousands of tourists in China had to be rescued after a mudslide left them stranded on a scenic route.

It happened in the country's Sichuan Province.

Heavy rains triggered a sudden mudslide Saturday, blocking the only entrance to the tourist spot.

Around 10,000 tourists and residents were evacuated from the area.