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Aid authorities affirm that Landslides have slaughtered no less than 154 individuals in south-west Colombia and left numerous more harmed.

Landslides in Colombia kills 154 people


Hours of overwhelming downpours made streams burst their banks, flooding homes with mud in Putumayo area. The Red Cross said that no less than 220 were missing, and another 202 were harmed.

President Juan Manuel Santos, who made a trip to the zone, said troops had been conveyed as a major aspect of a national crisis reaction. He has declared a state of emergency in the state.

Reuters news said more than 1,100 soldiers and cops had joined the rescue mission.

The area’s governor, Sorrel Aroca, revealed to Colombian media that entire neighborhoods had been covered. Rescue administrations said their endeavors had been hampered by the proceeding with terrible climate and harmed foundation.

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