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El Salvador landslide kills at least 7 following 4 days of heavy rain

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At the least seven folks have been killed in landslides in El Salvador following 4 days of heavy rains throughout the nation, Civil Protection authorities mentioned Thursday.

Two folks died in Panchimalco about 11 miles south of the capital and a household of 5 perished within the municipality of Huizucar, additionally south of San Salvador, Civil Protection Director Luis Alonso Amaya mentioned.

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Within the Huizucar incident, three of these killed have been kids. The household’s residence locally of La Pedrera was left utterly buried by mud.

Salvadorian troopers try and retrieve the our bodies of 5 individuals who died in a landslide in Huizucar, El Salvador, on Sept. 22, 2022.
(MARVIN RECINOS/AFP through Getty Photos)

In Panchimalco, two folks have been rescued and brought to a hospital the place they died.

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Authorities declared an alert in 29 coastal municipalities and for all municipalities within the division of San Miguel within the east of the nation. They informed residents to heed calls to evacuate areas if informed.

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