Rescuers search for hundreds missing in deadly Guatemala landslide

October 3, 2015 2:03 PM

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SANTA CATARINA PINULA - Rescuers resumed a desperate search on Saturday for several hundred people believed missing in a village landslide on the outskirts of Guatemala’s capital, which left at least 30 dead.

At dawn, dozens of rescue workers, police, soldiers and volunteers with picks and shovels began clawing away at the debris left behind from the Thursday night disaster. “We are removing debris to enter homes that are still under the mud,” firefighter Jose Hernandez, one of some thirty first responde...

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