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Hundreds Feared Dead in Mexico Landslide
A hillside collapsed on hundreds of sleeping residents Tuesday in a rural Mexican community drenched for days by a hurricane and a tropical storm, killing at least seven and leaving at least 100 missing, disaster officials said.

Cracked Road

Sept. 28, 2010: A woman walks past the damaged bridge that crosses the Macuilxochitl river near the town of Tlacolula, Mexico. Rescue operations attempting to reach the town of Santa Maria de Tlahuitoltepec have been delayed due to the condition of the bridge. Authorities fear hundreds may have died in this community after a hillside collapsed over several homes.

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Crowd Gathers Around Damage

Sept. 28, 2010: People are kept away from the badly damaged bridge that crosses the Macuilxochitl river near the town of Tlacolula, Mexico.

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Damaged Bridge

Sept. 28, 2010: People watch the badly damaged bridge that crosses the Macuilxochitl river near the town of Tlacolula, Mexico.

AP

Flooded Streets

Sept. 27, 2010: People and cars try to make their way through a flooded street in Villahermosa . Tropical depression Matthew sparked floods and knocked over trees across Central America and southern Mexico on Sunday, threatening waterlogged sugar and coffee farms but sparing Mexican oil installations.

Reuters

Hundreds Feared Dead in Mexico Landslide

A hillside collapsed on hundreds of sleeping residents Tuesday in a rural Mexican community drenched for days by a hurricane and a tropical storm, killing at least seven and leaving at least 100 missing, disaster officials said.

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