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34 killed in landslides in Colombia

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At least 34 people have been killed in a landslide in northwestern Colombia. This information was given in a statement given by the country’s government on Saturday local time.

According to the statement, the bodies of 17 people have been sent for forensic examination after the landslide in Choko division. And the process of taking 17 more people has started.

Our people feel the pain of the victims, said Nubia Carolina Córdoba Curie, governor of the Choco department. I will not rest until the Chokons have enough information about their relatives.

Colombia’s Vice President Francia Marquez said in a post on Friday that a road between Quibdo and the city of Medellin had been damaged by a landslide. There is heavy rain for about 24 hours.

According to the Reuters news agency, referring to the pictures spread on social media, several cars have been buried by the landslide. Colombia has seen terrible landslides before. Hundreds of people died in the southern part of the country in a terrible landslide.



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