Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17

Heavy rains triggered the mudslide in the province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief agency said.

A search had been underway for people who might be trapped under rubble.

Colombia's disaster relief agency said the mudslide, which was caused by heavy rains, occurred early on Sunday in a rural area of Rosas municipality.

"In the last two days, we have recovered 28 bodies".

The death toll in a devastating landslide that flowed over homes in a small community in southwestern Colombia has risen to 30.

US Supreme Court weighs citizenship question for 2020 census
District Judge Jesse Furman said Ross exceeded his authority by adding the question, then in March, U.S. This particular question has been on the census before but was removed in 1960.

Vans tease 'Harry Potter'-inspired collection, fans freak out
Past pop culture-inspired Vans collections have been based on Old Skool, slip-on, platform, and high-top models. Vans just took to their social media to announce that a Harry Potter x Vans collaboration is in the works.

Southampton's Shane Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history
The strains of Elton John's "Rocket Man" had barely finished booming over the loudspeakers when Long gave Southampton lift-off. Roberto Pereyra played the ball from the centre-circle back to defender Craig Cathcart some 40 yards from his own goal.

According to the officials, five injured people were hospitalized and rescue were operations going on to locate survivors.

Emergency workers will continue searching for the missing and work is also under way to clear mud from the Panamerican Highway, which was partly blocked by the landslide.

Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Twitter that emergency services were at work to free the road in order to allow humanitarian aid to the affected area.

Landslides are common in Colombia and houses built on steep hillsides are at particular risk during the country's rainy season.

Related Articles