Dead after landslide in the slums of Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO – In a landslide in a suburb of the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, are at least ten people were killed. On photos is to see how the ground a few meters away.

There was also good news: at least eleven people were saved, quoted news website Globo Saturday the fire department. Nine houses have been destroyed.

The disaster happened in the morning in a slum on the slope of a mountain in the municipality of Niterói in the state of Rio. According to the local civil protection gold in the region is already a heightened state of alarm as a result of heavy rainfall in the past few days.

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