Guatemala declares mudslide-hit neighborhood uninhabitable, weighs what to do with area

October 6, 2015 4:48 AM

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Guatemala declares mudslide-hit neighborhood uninhabitable, weighs what to do with area

Bulldozers move land for a fourth day to search for victims of a fatal mudslide, amid new, smaller slides in Cambray, a neighborhood in the suburb of Santa Catarina Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Hope faded for many families that they would find survivors, as the smell of rotting bodies spread across the enormous mound of earth, and rescuers reported the buried dwellings they reached were filled with water, suggesting anyone trapped inside would have drowned. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — Guatemalan officials weighed what to do with the site of a massive, acres-wide mudslide that might still hold hundreds of bodies and a surrounding area of largely untouched homes that has been declared uninhabitable.

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