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Sat, 31 Oct 2020, 05:59

05:59 AM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Devastation caused by the landslide. Source: AAP Newswire

Devastation caused by the landslide. Source: AAP Newswire

At least nine people have been killed after torrential rain caused a landslide on the northeast flank of the volcano, which tore a 4 km path through the village of Los Angelitos, Nejapa. 60 homes were buried and 75 damaged. Landslides at San Salvador are a known hazard- other destructive events occurred in 1982 and 2001.

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