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March 30, 1997 | Reuters
A landslide killed six people and injured at least three others in a squatters' settlement in southwest Colombia early Saturday, Red Cross officials said. Rescue workers said huge piles of mud and rock destroyed two shacks on the outskirts of Cali.
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December 26, 1999 | Associated Press
Heavy rains caused an earthen avalanche Saturday in southern Colombia, killing at least seven people and engulfing an ambulance that was carrying 10 others, officials said. Fifteen people were still missing, and helicopters were dispatched to rescue 200 people who were stranded, Narino state Gov. Jesus Rosero said. The avalanche destroyed 40 houses in El Guabo, a small town near the border with Ecuador.
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April 17, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
An avalanche of mud and rocks killed at least 41 people--many of them searching for bodies from a previous landslide--in a town in the Andean mountains of western Colombia. Red Cross and civil defense workers, firefighters and municipal officials were working in Argelia to extract a small group trapped by an earlier landslide when tons of rocks and earth came crashing down on the rescue site. Argelia's mayor said 41 bodies were found and nine people were missing.
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April 17, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
An avalanche of mud and rocks killed at least 41 people--many of them searching for bodies from a previous landslide--in a town in the Andean mountains of western Colombia. Red Cross and civil defense workers, firefighters and municipal officials were working in Argelia to extract a small group trapped by an earlier landslide when tons of rocks and earth came crashing down on the rescue site. Argelia's mayor said 41 bodies were found and nine people were missing.
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December 26, 1999 | Associated Press
Heavy rains caused an earthen avalanche Saturday in southern Colombia, killing at least seven people and engulfing an ambulance that was carrying 10 others, officials said. Fifteen people were still missing, and helicopters were dispatched to rescue 200 people who were stranded, Narino state Gov. Jesus Rosero said. The avalanche destroyed 40 houses in El Guabo, a small town near the border with Ecuador.
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December 20, 1993 | Reuters
Rescue workers fear that 47 people may have died in a mudslide that swept through a town in northwestern Colombia, the Caracol radio network reported Sunday. Caracol said workers had recovered 34 bodies and were searching for 13 missing people through the rubble of what was left of a small farming town about 62 miles northwest of Medellin.
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March 30, 1997 | Reuters
A landslide killed six people and injured at least three others in a squatters' settlement in southwest Colombia early Saturday, Red Cross officials said. Rescue workers said huge piles of mud and rock destroyed two shacks on the outskirts of Cali.
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December 20, 1993 | Reuters
Rescue workers fear that 47 people may have died in a mudslide that swept through a town in northwestern Colombia, the Caracol radio network reported Sunday. Caracol said workers had recovered 34 bodies and were searching for 13 missing people through the rubble of what was left of a small farming town about 62 miles northwest of Medellin.
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