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04 Feb 2019 | 09:20 PM UTC

Bolivia: Highway collapse kills 11 in La Paz department Feb. 3

Bolivia News Alert

A landslide kills 11 people and injures 18 others on a highway in La Paz department on February 3; continued road closures expected in near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/11/2019, 11:59 PM (America/La_Paz). COUNTRY/REGION La Paz

Event

A mountainous highway collapsed in La Paz department during a landslide on Sunday, February 3, resulting in the deaths of 11 people and injuring at least 18 others. The landslide occurred near Choro (Caranavi province) on Highway 3 between La Paz and Caranavi following continuous heavy rain in the area. A portion of the highway was destroyed and continued road closures near Choro are expected in the coming weeks until repairs can be completed.

Advice

Individuals in Bolivia, particularly around Caranavi province, are advised to monitor local weather reports, monitor road conditions, particularly following heavy rain, and anticipate transportation disruptions.

 

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