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Dozens killed in Colombian town hit by flood, mudslide
Dozens killed in Colombian town hit by flood, mudslide

Rescuers searched for more bodies Tuesday and sought to aid the hundreds of survivors of a deadly flood and mudslide, triggered by heavy rains, that swept through a Colombian town and carried away homes and people. The avalanche of mud and debris roared through the alpine town of Salgar before dawn Monday, killing at least 58 people, but authorities said an undetermined number of people were still missing. Survivors recalled being roused from their beds by a loud rumble and neighbors' shouts, barely having enough time to gather their loved ones as modestly built homes and bridges plunged into the Libordiana ravine. "The river took out everything in its path," said...

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