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10 dead, 11 injured in Rio mudslide

By The Assam Tribune

SAO PAULO, Nov 11: At least 10 people died and 11 others were injured on Saturday in a mudslide in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, official sources said.

According to Rio firefighters, eleven people were rescued alive in Morro da Boa Esperan�a, in the municipality of Niteroi, though at least four others are still missing, reports Efe news .

The people who were rescued, including a baby, two children and a 33-year-old man, suffered various types of injuries and were taken to local hospitals, Roberto Robadey, commander of Rio's fire department, said during an interview with Globo News television.

The fatal victims include a boy, two elderly women, a 37-year-old man, a woman, and a 10-month-old baby.

Robadey said some 200 rescue workers, including civil defense personnel and firefighters, were carrying out rescue operations in the area. - IANS

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10 dead, 11 injured in Rio mudslide

SAO PAULO, Nov 11: At least 10 people died and 11 others were injured on Saturday in a mudslide in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, official sources said.

According to Rio firefighters, eleven people were rescued alive in Morro da Boa Esperan�a, in the municipality of Niteroi, though at least four others are still missing, reports Efe news .

The people who were rescued, including a baby, two children and a 33-year-old man, suffered various types of injuries and were taken to local hospitals, Roberto Robadey, commander of Rio's fire department, said during an interview with Globo News television.

The fatal victims include a boy, two elderly women, a 37-year-old man, a woman, and a 10-month-old baby.

Robadey said some 200 rescue workers, including civil defense personnel and firefighters, were carrying out rescue operations in the area. - IANS

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