Landslide kills at least 17 in Colombia


A landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has left at least 17 people killed and five more injured.

The landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall, left eight houses destroyed and blocked a stretch of the Pan-American Highway.

Officials said rescue workers were continuing their search for survivors, and removing debris in the area.

President Ivan Duque expressed "solidarity with families of victims" and monitored the relief operations late Sunday.

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