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Washington Mudslide: Bodies May Never Be Recovered

As many as 220 people were feared to have been missing at one point due to the fatal Washington mudslide that happened this past weekend. Darrington, Wash. residents were blindsided by the natural disaster, now blamed for over twenty deaths. The number of those missing has significantly dropped over the past few days as persons become accounted. Some have been …

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Washington Mudslide: Death Toll Expected To Rise

There are still nearly two hundred people missing following a devastating mudslide that hit forty miles north of Seattle, Wash. on Saturday morning. As volunteers pick through the rubble, experts fear that the death toll could spike sharply in the coming days. Snohomish County Fire Chief Travis Hots says that the mudslide is responsible for at least 14 deaths thus …

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Massive Mudslide In Washington: Search For Life Continues

The search for survivors continued on Monday after searchers reported hearing screams on Saturday of those who were most likely trapped just after a massive mudslide took out nearly 30 homes, and the lives of eight people. Sunday, 18 people were still unaccounted for, but search teams could not get into the “quicksand” like mud to try to search on …

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Washington Mudslide: 3 People Dead, Many Missing

Three have died and eighteen people are unaccounted for after a massive landslide occurred in northwest Washington state, officials said on Sunday. Search teams are still looking for victims hit by the slide, which happened in eastern Snohomish County. Underneath all of that mud, searchers reported hearing screams, some thought to be children, coming from the area hit by the …

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