More mudslides in Colombia kill at least 17 people

Colombia Landslide
Residents work to unearth a house destroyed during a landslide in Manizales, Colombia, Wednesday. At least 14 people are dead after intense rains provoked several landslides in a mountainous, coffee-growing part of Colombia. Authorities say the landslides happened early Wednesday after the city received the equivalent of one month’s rain over the course of a night.

A deluge of rain set off landslides that smashed homes and filled streets with mud Wednesday in a mountain city in a coffee-growing part of Colombia, and authorities said at least 17 people were killed and two dozen injured.


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