Heavy Rains Cause Landslide in Colombia, At least 56 Dead
May 19, 2015
On Monday, heavy rains triggered a massive landslide and flash floods in a town in the northwest Mountains in Colombia killing at least 56 people and injuring scores. The mad rush of water and mud destroyed everything that came on its path. The landslide hit the area around 3 am (local time) on Monday when most residents were sleeping. A large area has been buried in mud and debris.
Santa Margarita, a small town in Colombia, has been wiped off the map. It is one of the four towns that make up...