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An avalanche of earth and mud kills 33 people in Colombia

An avalanche of earth and mud has killed at least 33 people and left thirty people missing in Colombia

Part of a mountainside collapsed due to heavy rain this week, surprising many vehicles

The authorities announce the sending of a psychosocial team to accompany and assist the families of the victims

A landslide in Colombia has surprised a caravan of vehicles, causing numerous victims. It happened on the afternoon of this Friday, January 12, in the department of Chocó.

The avalanche of earth and mud It has killed at least 33 people and left around thirty people missing. Part of a mountainside collapsed due to heavy rain this week, surprising many cars on a nearby road.

Actions necessary to address this emergency

The country’s vice president, Francia Márquez, has highlighted that the jobs by the organizations of emergency to recover people who remain trapped by the landslide.

“Relief agencies, National Government, @UNGRD, local authorities, @PoliciaChoco and @COL_EJERCITO continue in the area to overcome this emergency that today fills us with sadness. @petrogustavo #FuerzaChocó”, Márquez highlighted on his official online account. social X, formerly Twitter.

Previously, the vice president reported that “they have been notified of an emergency on the Quibdó road, Medellín, at kilometer 17 of the municipality of Carmen del AtratoChocó, following a landslide that has left dozens of people and vehicles trapped in the area.

Fifteen of the injured were transferred to hospitals in the department of Antioquia. For its part, the Government of Chocó has announced the sending of a psychosocial team for the accompaniment and assistance to the families of the victims.

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2024-01-13 14:00:19
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