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February 26, 2021

Dozens feared buried in Colombia landslide

At least 50 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide in the Colombian city of Medellin, according to BBC. Rescue workers with sniffer dogs are at the scene and said they had managed to rescue seven people so far. One body has been recovered from beneath the tonnes of rubble, said disaster management officials. Landslides are common in the Colombian Andes region – the latest was triggered by the heaviest rains in the country in four decades.

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