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Peru landslides kill 25, leave 25 others missing

 People stand on the other side of a river as they look out at the Porvenir area after a landslide in Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010. Regional o...
 Homes are submerged in earth after a landslide in the Porvenir area of Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010.  Regional officials say heavy rains in n...
 People walk through the mud after a landslide in the Porvenir area of Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010.  Regional officials say heavy rains in no...

Peru Landslides

People stand on the other side of a river as they look out at the Porvenir area after a landslide in Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010. Regional o...

Peru Landslides

Homes are submerged in earth after a landslide in the Porvenir area of Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010. Regional officials say heavy rains in n...

Peru Landslides

People walk through the mud after a landslide in the Porvenir area of Huanuco, Peru, Friday, April 2, 2010. Regional officials say heavy rains in no...

Regional officials say heavy rains in northeastern Peru have caused landslides that killed at least 25 people. Another 25 people are missing and at least 50 are injured.
Regional president Jorge Espinoza says Friday's landslide in the town of Porvenir killed 20 people. He says five died a day earlier in the town of Cancejos.
Civil defense chief Hipolito Cruchaga tells Canal N television that the slide in Porvenir damaged 120 house and injured 50 people, with rescuers still hunting for 25.


Updated : 2021-08-06 07:43 GMT+08:00