Landslide destroys homes in Peru

  • Tuesday 10, December 2019 10:47 AM
  • Landslide destroys homes in Peru
Sharjah24 – Reuters: A landslide mowed down homes, bridges and vehicles in Peru at the weekend following heavy rain.
Dramatic video from Saturday ,December 07, and Sunday ,December 08, showed powerful currents of water sweeping through local streets of Huancabamba provence, in northern of Peru. Ten homes and seven bridges were destroyed and damaged, reported local authorities.

No deaths were reported. Injured locals are receiving medical attention and expected to make a full recovery.

The Peruvian Agriculture Ministry reported that around 300 people have been left isolated from swollen rivers in the area.

Rescue teams with heavy machinery are working with residents on cleaning up the effected area.