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Bus crashes in Costa Rica, a minimum of 6 dead By Reuters

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© Reuters. Firefighters work at the scene of a fatal bus mishap, where a landslide supposedly struck the automobile, tossing it off a cliff, in Cambronero, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica in this social networks handout image launched September 17, 2022. Benemerito Cuerpo

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SAN JOSE (Reuters) – A bus crash triggered by heavy rains in Costa Rica left a minimum of 6 dead individuals on Saturday night, authorities stated.

Heavy rains throughout the nation triggered a landslide on the Cambronero path, in the west of the nation 70 km (45 miles) from the capital San Jose, en path to the Pacific coast.

Firefighters and the nation’s Red Cross reported a minimum of 6 individuals validated dead. Authorities were looking for missing individuals, who the presidency stated numbered a minimum of 30.

Hundreds of households needed to be left due to the extreme damage triggered by the heavy rains, the declaration included.

“This situation in which many families lose their belongings is really sad and worrying,” stated Costa Rica President Rodrigo Chaves.

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