Mudslides trap nearly 4,000 people in western Argentina

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By The Rakyat Post

Rescue teams are working to evacuate about 3,850 people trapped by mudslides in mountainous areas in Mendoza, a province in western Argentina, officials said on Sunday.

The mudslides forced officials to close the Cristo Redentor tunnel, the main trans-Andean route linking Argentina and Chile, and open shelters, which have been supplied with... (Read More)


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