June 20, 2017 / 4:50 PM / 3 months ago

At least 11 killed by mudslide in western Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - At least 11 people have died in western Guatemala after a mudslide buried some houses and two buses early on Tuesday after heavy rains, emergency services said.

The accident occurred following the collapse of part of a hillside in the municipality of San Pedro Soloma, said a spokesman for national disaster center Conred.

There were also nine people injured, the spokesman said.

Reporting by Sofia Menchu

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