Three people announced missing after a landslide destroyed their home in Antioquia Department were found dead Friday morning, reported El Colombiano.
The incident occurred in the town of El Roble, approximately 70km northeast of Colombia’s second city Medellin.
According to town Mayor Freddy Castaño Aristizabal, the landslide followed heavy rains and struck the house of Genaro Gomez, who subsequently went missing along with his two children, a boy and girl, who have not been named.
Authorities evacuated 22 people from eight families whose homes were affected by the landslide.
About 60 people including members of civil defense, firefighters, volunteers and agents Police were part of the rescue attempts.