Eight people are dead and 28 injured in a landslide in central Colombia

2022-05-15 0 By

Bogota, February 8 (Xinhua)At least 8 people were killed and 28 injured in a landslide triggered by heavy rains in the city of Dosko Bradas in central Colombia’s Risalda province on Monday.According to local media reports, the landslide occurred in the early morning of Monday and destroyed many houses.As of this morning, eight people were killed and 28 injured, with several others unaccounted for.The city government said it could not rule out another geological disaster in the area, and people should evacuate quickly and avoid gathering.The fire and disaster relief department of Risalda province launched an emergency response immediately after the incident, and rescue forces were also dispatched from the surrounding area.At present, the injured have been properly treated and search and rescue work is still underway.(after)