Tropical storms have killed 22 people in Guatemala

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 16 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. Showers coming in Guatemala on Monday, has already led to the deaths of at least 22 people, said the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction.

The number of victims because of the elements close to 95 thousand people. Among them — 4.3 thousand people left homeless, two missing and three wounded.

Most — 13 people — were killed in the city of Quetzaltenango (Quetzaltenango) to the south-west of the country. As a result of heavy rains severely damaged roads, on the border with El Salvador washed away the bridge that led to the suspension of service between the two countries.

In 2010, Guatemala was the strongest recorded in the last 60 years, the rains that led to the deaths of 274 people, millions of casualties and damage caused by $ 1 billion.

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