At Least 254 Dead in Columbian Flood

Reuters news agency reports today that 254 bodies have been found among wreckage in Mocoa, Columbia where flooding and landslides injured hundreds more. The report states that in the early morning hours “several rivers burst their banks” destroying entire neighborhoods with water, mud and debris. There are still 200 missing and more than 1,100 soldiers and police officers continue rescue efforts in seventeen different neighborhoods affected by the flood.

Reuters report found here: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-landslide-idUSKBN1740NW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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