Sucumbios, Ecuador: Seven People Die in Landslide

Posted on August 2, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Weather/Climate

According to seven people have died in a landslide that occurred in the province of Sucumbios bordering Colombia on Monday July 25th. Local medical officials report two girls, 12 and 2 years old are included in the report of seven people killed. Officials’ report the landslide occurred in the town of Fama at 8:45 p.m. when due to heavy rains the side of a mountain collapsed covering several houses and burying the seven people. Ecuavisa reports that an 8-day old baby survived the landslide.Read Article

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