More than 600 people missing after mudslide in Guatemalan capital

It’s reported that 600 people are missing after a mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City. The death toll has risen to 26, but rescuers are continuing to find bodies at the town of Santa Carina Pinula.

Heavy rain caused a hillside to collapse, 125 houses were affected.

Emergency services and soldiers have been digging through rumble searching for survivors since Friday.


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The disaster is one of the worst in recent memory in the Central American country.