Deadly landslide hits San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala

Deadly landslide hits San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala

A destructive landslide caused by heavy rains struck the municipality of San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala's Solola region, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, destroying 8 homes and leaving at least 4 people dead, civil protection authorities confirmed Wednesday.

CONRED regional delegate Sandino Monzón said 10 people were injured, adding that rescue operations continue at the scene.

Damage caused by a landslide in Solola, Guatemala on October 6, 2020. Credit: CONRED

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