Mocoa mudslide - updates

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Colombia opens probe into deadly landslide

Apr 06, 2017 - 8:50 AM

The national comptroller Edgardo Maya ordered a probe to determine whether authorities in the town of Mocoa correctly enforced building codes and planned adequately for natural disasters

DIGGING THRU RUBBLE. Rescuers search for victims following mudslides caused by heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on April 2, 2017. Luis Robayo/AFP

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Apr 05, 2017 - 8:22 PM

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Duterte on Sueno, National Privacy Commission, Colombia mudslide | Midday wRap

Apr 05, 2017 - 12:51 PM

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Wails of grief as Colombia town lays mudslide victims to rest

Apr 05, 2017 - 7:25 AM

In the town cemetery men are busy digging graves in the red soil for dozens of the 273 people so far counted as dead

FAREWELLS. People attend the mass funeral of victims of a mudslide caused by heavy rains, at the cemetery in Mocoa, Putumayo department, Colombia on April 3, 2017. Luis Robayo/AFP

More than 270 dead in Colombia mudslides

Apr 04, 2017 - 8:34 AM

UPDATED Survivors recount stories of scrambling onto roofs or hanging onto trees as a sea of mud boulders and debris engulfed the village of Mocoa

WASTELAND. Women stare at damages caused by mudslides, following heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on April 2, 2017. Luis Robayo/AFP

254 dead in Colombia mudslides

Apr 03, 2017 - 8:09 AM

UPDATED Survivors describe gruesome scenes in the Colombian town of Mocoa as rescuers keep up a desperate search for victims in the muck and debris

DIGGING THRU RUBBLE. Rescuers search for victims following mudslides caused by heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on April 2, 2017. Luis Robayo/AFP