Landslide kills 8 in northern Brazil-Xinhua

Landslide kills 8 in northern Brazil

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-03-13 21:42:30

BRASILIA, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Eight died after a landslide occurred in the eastern part of Manaus, capital of the State of Amazon in northern Brazil, early Monday.

Bodies of the victims have been removed from the disaster site, including four children, reported local media, adding that the remains of a mother and daughter were found hugging under the rubble.

The local fire department said that during the landslide, nine houses were attacked by mud from the landslide. Firefighters and nearby residents are still searching for survivors.