Shelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide

October 31, 2014 7:27 AM

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KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week.

Disaster officials estimate that about 100 people were killed Wednesday morning when monsoon rains unleashed a cascade of muddy earth at the Koslanda plantation in Badulla district in central Sri Lanka. Many villagers believe the figure could exceed 200.

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