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Kyrgyz Republic: Landslide: 2004/04/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/04/17
Country or District Kyrgyz Republic
Event Type Landslide
Outline A landslide of 60,000 m3 occurred in the Kara-Sogot village of KattaTaldyk, Kara-Suu district of Osh province in the south of Kyrgyzstan. The landslide killed five schoolchildren.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No. 1
On 26 April 2004 at 10 a.m. (local time), a landslide with a volume of over 3 million cubic meters occurred in the Alay district of Osh province. According to the reports received, 33 people were killed, out of which 16 are children. 11 people have been injured and scores have been left homeless.

OCHA IRIN News 2004/04/29
On Monday, a huge mass of land ripped through the Budalyk village in the southern Kyrgyz province of Osh, killing 33, 16 of whom were children, and injuring 11.

OCHA Relief Web 2004/04/17
The landslide killed five schoolchildren and stopped at the 70-300 meters away of the houses