In the early hours of this Tuesday there was a heavy downpour in Pereira that caused a landslide that -at the same time- caused the overflow of the river and buried several houses in the La Esneda neighborhood.
So far, the deaths of 14 people have been confirmed, including 2 minors, and there are at least 29 injured.
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The emergency is being attended to by firefighters from Dosquebradas and Pereira, who -with the help of dozens of neighbors and residents of the neighborhood – are still looking for the people who may have been buried under the rubble.
The first to arrive in the sector were the Fire Department of Dosquebradas, Risaralda, since the area of ??the tragedy is the that limits between Pereira and Dosquebradas. At the time of their arrival, around 8 in the morning, two deaths were confirmed, but the number of deaths increased considerably.
The emergency is so great that Deportivo Pereira has linked up with the active forces of the city to help the victims.
The club, first, on its social networks, has shown its solidarity with the people who have been left homeless by this tragedy.
Similarly, this Tuesday at 5 in the afternoon he will receive donations to deliver to the affected families.