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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Guatemala landslide kills 26, 600 missing

As a result of heavy rain in the capital, Guatemala City, 15 kilometers east of El kyambre dos at least 26 people were killed in a landslide in the village. At least 36 more were injured. There are more than 6 hundred people are still missing.

The landslide occurred on Thursday in the accident.

Members of the rescue team said the injured have been hospitalized. The incident homeless shelters to take them to jobs in the process.

International media quoted authorities.

Guatemalan disaster management agency chief said Alejandro Maldonado, landslides over at least 6  hundred

He said that during the incident in the village, most people were asleep.

The village is surrounded by the mountains of Guatemala, El kyambre. Most of the houses were built at the foot of the mountain. As a result, when the heavy rains of stones, mud and landslides, causing fears Alejandro Maldonado said.
people are still missing. Search and rescue workers who are working in the department.