Heavy rains kill five in Colombia, six missing

BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) — Floods caused by a particularly intense rainy season have killed at least five people and left six others missing in northwestern Colombia, authorities said Wednesday. A ravine near the city of Cucuta had overflowed and caused flooding “that devastated everything in its path,” the South American country’s disaster risk agency said. More than 200 nearby homes, mostly in poor neighborhoods, were damaged. The flooding brings the death toll from more than […]

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