12 dead in latest mudslide in rain-soaked southern Mexico
Sep 30, 2010, 5:45 GMT
Mexico City - A mudslide on Wednesday in the rain-soaked
mountains of southern Mexico left 12 people dead, authorities in
Chiapas state said.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon wrote on his Twitter
microblogging feed that rescue efforts were underway in the
municipality of Amatan.
Civil defence authorities in Chiapas said that 16 people were
Wednesday's disaster followed a mudslide on Tuesday in
neighbouring Oaxaca state, where 11 people were missing.
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