Landslide kills 13 in Colombia

Rescuers will search Monday to see if other vehicles in the area could have been affected


Afp January 22, 2018
Landslide Leaves Colombia in Mourning,PHOTO:REUTERS

BOGOTA: A landslide in southwestern Colombia has killed 13 people on a small public bus in a rain-soaked mountainous area, authorities said Sunday.

The landslide struck an area not far from the town of Tuquerres in Narino on Saturday.

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Rescuers have so far found the bodies of 13 people, highway police officer Fernando Montana said.

Rescuers will search Monday to see if other vehicles in the area could have been affected, the local office of disaster risk management said in a statement.

 

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