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13 August 2017

Kotrupi: a landslide in northern India kills at least 46 people

On 13th August 2017 at least 46 people were killed when two buses were struck by a landslide at Kotrupi in Himachal Pradesh in Northern India

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15 April 2011

Two more landslides in Colombia

The start of the winter season in Colombia is being associated with the dfebelopment of heavy rainfall, resulting in floods and landslides (see link here in Spanish).  Yesterday a large landslide occurred near to near El Diamante on the road between Manizales and Bogota.  Unfortunately, at the time a small bus was passing through – the landslide is reported to have knocked the bus into a ravine, killing 14 people …

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8 February 2008

Landslides and buses

A nasty landslide this week in Peru triggered some thoughts about the occurrence of landslides that kill the passngers on buses. The event that triggered these thoughts occurred on 6th February when heavy rain dislodged a boulder hit a bus and knocked it into the Tarma River in Junin Province in Peru. Seven people were killed and a further 23 were injured. TV3 news in New Zealand had this picture …

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