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Mudslide near Rio de Janeiro kills 10 people

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Three-year-old boy among the 10 confirmed victims after city of Niterói hit by landslideTen people were killed and 11 injured in a mudslide near Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, Brazilian authorities have said.Roberto Robadey, Rio’s civil defence department head, told the Globo TV network that the mudslide in the city of Niterói was caused by heavy downpours. He said people were killed and injured when a large boulder rolled on top of six houses in the Boa Esperança neighbourhood. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/10/brazil-mudslide-rio-de-janeiro

Author : Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

Publish date : 2018-11-10 21:12:30

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