This Wednesday the daily life of Medellín was interrupted by an event that mourns Antioquia. A mass movement presented in the afternoon Las Playas village of San Antonio de Prado townshipnear Medellin left two people dead, one of them a minor.
The Mayor of Medellin, Daniel Quinterospecified that the deceased are a 30-year-old woman and a two-year-old minor, who were in a house near the place where the landslide occurred, southwest of Medellin.
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The avalanche caused the plugging of the Doña María creeka tributary that also crosses the Municipality of Itagüí, south of Valle de Aburráand has generated several flash floods.
Due to this situation, the Mayor ordered preventive evacuation of the inhabitants of the area. “Urgent – Evacuation: Due to landslide urgently evacuate the slopes of the Doña María ravine in the town of San Antonio de Prado and the municipality of Itagüí“, Daniel Quintero trilled.
In several videos taken by citizens and relief agencies, the magnitude of the landslide is evident: