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Death Toll From Brazil Landslides Reaches 152

The Hills Times | 22/02/2022 08:44 AM | Click to read full article

The rains on February 15 that triggered the landslides were the worst the city has seen since 1932. According to the agency, more than 500 firefighters were working in the area where the landslides occurred, aided by about 40 sniffer dogs, as they searched for the missing.

The mayor's office in Petropolis, a city located 68 km away from state capital Rio de Janeiro, began on Sunday a mega clean-up operation in the area, where roads and buildings were damaged by flooding and landslides.