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Barack Obama to visit US landslide site as death toll rises

The official death toll from a huge US landslide rose to 34 as the White House announced that President Barack Obama will visit the scene later this month.

Apr 08, 2014, 23:23 PM IST

Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33

The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.

Apr 07, 2014, 21:32 PM IST

Hopes fading with 90 still missing in US landslide

The death toll from the monster US landslide is expected to rise "substantially," somber officials warned Thursday as the scale of the disaster becomes clear with 90 still missing five days on.

Mar 28, 2014, 02:37 AM IST

US landslide town knew risks, officials insist

The US town devastated by a monster mudslide that has claimed up to 24 lives so far was warned four years ago of the risk but residents felt safe anyway, officials said Wednesday.

Mar 27, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

Over 100 missing-persons reports filed in Washington mudslide

More than 100 missing-persons reports have been filed with various agencies in Washington state in the aftermath of a mudslide in which eight deaths have been confirmed, county officials said on Monday.

Mar 25, 2014, 01:58 AM IST

US landslide kills three, traps victims

Rescuers clawed through piles of mud, rocks and trees early on Sunday trying to reach survivors of a giant landslide that killed three people in the northwestern United States.

Mar 23, 2014, 22:35 PM IST