Landslide in Colombia has covered more than 20 people

MEXICO CITY, Dec 23 — RIA Novosti, Yury Nikolayev: At least 20 people were buried under a landslide in the Santander Department in northeastern Colombia, which for several months did not stop downpours, said Colombian police.

The landslide came down on Thursday morning at the house, located next to the road leading to the town of Rionegro. Told reporters the head of the local police, Colonel Mario Pedrosa, most people at that time were in their homes. On the scene a lifeguard.

In early December, in the Colombian department of Antioquia in a landslide killed more than 50 people. According to recent reports, the floods and landslides in Colombia killed 250 people, more than 100 missing.

At present, there are state of emergency. President Juan Manuel Santos said that the struggle with the effects of heavy rains in the country for a cost of $ 5.3 billion.

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