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Quito (AFP) April 24, 2013
A landslide swept into a village in northern Ecuador, burying homes and killing at least 14 people, authorities said Wednesday.
"There were 14 people killed in a landslide in Tabete" civil defense reported on Twitter, of the town near the Colombian border.
After days of heavy rain, the landslide buried homes in tonnes of earth and debris in the town located in Esmeraldas province, said Mayor Ernesto Estupinan of nearby Esmeraldas city.
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