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Oso, WA - Sheriff: Death Toll From Washington Slide Now 14

Published on: March 24, 2014 08:04 PM
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Handout image released by the Washington State Department of Transportation on 24 March 2014 showing the scene of a mudslide which destroyed several homes and killed at least eight people in Oso, Washington, USA, 23 March 2014.  EPA/WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION / HANDOUTHandout image released by the Washington State Department of Transportation on 24 March 2014 showing the scene of a mudslide which destroyed several homes and killed at least eight people in Oso, Washington, USA, 23 March 2014.  EPA/WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION / HANDOUT

Oso, WA - Authorities say the death toll from a massive landslide in Washington state has risen to 14.

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Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said Monday search and rescue crews discovered an additional six bodies. Dozens of people remained unaccounted for.

The huge wall of mud and debris swept through a small community north of Seattle late Saturday morning.

About two dozen homes were destroyed, and several people were critically injured


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