Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing | Reuters

BOGOTA At least 11 people have been killed and 20 are missing after a landslide hit several neighborhoods in Manizales, Colombia, the government said on Wednesday. President Juan Manuel Santos will travel to Manizales, the capital of Caldas province, the government said in a statement.

Reuters April 19, 2017 22:01:10 IST
Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing
| Reuters

Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide 20 missing
 Reuters

BOGOTA At least 11 people have been killed and 20 are missing after a landslide hit several neighborhoods in Manizales, Colombia, the government said on Wednesday.

President Juan Manuel Santos will travel to Manizales, the capital of Caldas province, the government said in a statement. At least 57 houses have been affected, it added.

The landslide followed a similar disaster in Mocoa, Putumayo earlier this month which killed more than 300 people and displaced thousands from their homes. (Reporting by Julia Symmes Cobb; Editing by Andrew Hay)

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