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Kazakhstan: Landslide: 2004/03/14
|Country or District||Kazakhstan|
|Outline||At least 28 people have been killed by a powerful mudslide which swept away two buildings in south-eastern Kazakhstan. 20 people are still missing.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/15|
|Dead: 28 people
(including 15 women and six children)
Missing: 20 people
Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/15
The death toll from a powerful mudslide in southeastern Kazakhstan rose to 28 on Monday and emergencies agency officials said 20 people were still missing.
A landslide struck southern Kazakhstan in the early hours of Sunday morning, March 14, 2004, burying some 30 people.
BBC News 2004/03/14
The victims included five children and the death toll is expected to rise further. The tragedy happened in the Talgar district, east of the capital's commercial capital, Almaty.