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Mudslide kills 5 siblings in southern Mexico

AP  |  Mexico City 

Authorities in say a has buried a home in southern Chiapas state, killing five children from the same family.

Two girls and three boys between the ages of 3 and 11 died early yesterday in the community of in the Larrainzar municipality about 16 miles (26 kilometers) north of San Cristobal de la Casas.

Chiapas Civil Defense said in a statement that the slide occurred around 5:20 am. It blamed heavy rains and saturated soil. Only one home was affected.

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First Published: Thu, October 26 2017. 02:07 IST