Landslide in Chiapas leaves one person dead, another missing and 6 houses damaged

Chiapas.- Mexico still with the recent commotion by the disintegration of Cerro Chiquihuite in the State of Mexico, it is shaken again, because this September 12, the landslide of a hill in the Unión de Juárez municipality, Chiapas, caused the death of a person, leaving one more trapped.

According to what was reported by Civil protection, the landslide of the hill in Chiapas, left damages in at least six homes, as well as a missing person.

The landslide of the hill, occurred in the Canton Chiquihuite community, the same name that the hill has broken off in EdoMex, at approximately 5:30 p.m. this Sunday, September 12.

“At least two people are trapped inside two homes that were affected by a landslide in Cantón Ciquihuite, Municipality of Unión Juárez,” Civil Protection reported.

Later, the same authorities confirmed that the body of one of the buried persons, identified as Emiliano N, aged 20, was recovered at approximately 10:00 a.m.

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In the Soconusco region, elements of the State System of Civil Protection, the National Guard and the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) continue to work. In this area, bordering Guatemala, there are frequent warnings of landslides that put the population at high risk.

This is how the search and rescue work at Cerro del Chiquihuite looks like


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