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Dozens killed as hillside collapses on Guatemala town

  • A hillside collapsed on Santa Catarina Pinula town in Guatemala, killing at least 26 people.

    The death toll is expected to sharply increase as hundreds of people are still unaccounted for, with dozens of homes buried under the mud and sludge. The town lies on the edge of capital Guatemala City.

    Rescue workers are struggling to find survivors and recover bodies buried by the deadly landslide. Officials said up to 600 people could still be missing.

     

     

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