5 killed in Diwalwal landslide

Jul. 10, 2007

Five people were killed in a landslide in the gold-rush site Diwalwal, in Compostela Valley, police said Tuesday. One of the fatalities was a pregnant women; three other people were injured. The landslide occurred late Monday after a week of heavy rains, damaging three shanties and burying four small-scale miners and a miner’s wife who was five months pregnant, the Associated Press reported.

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