US Landslide Death Toll Rises To 24

US Landslide Death Toll Rises To 24

Via AFP:

Rescuers digging through the debris of a monster US landslide found another 10 bodies, officials said, bringing the death toll to 24 with potentially more than 170 still unaccounted for.

A day of rain hampered efforts to find survivors in the vast pile of mud and timber which crashed into the tiny town of Oso on Saturday.

"Unfortunately, we didn't find any signs of life," Snohomish County fire district chief Travis Hots told reporters, three days after the catastrophe in the northwestern US state of Washington.

He said two more bodies had been recovered, adding to the 14 corpses alre...

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