Two dead, one injured in Bolivia landslide

Two workers were buried after the collapse and the third was rescued with injuries it was thursday an unauthorized private construction From the La Paz City Hall.

Juan Pablo Palma, the municipal secretary for Comprehensive Risk Management, explained that the incident occurred this afternoon in a residential area south of La Paz, where a slope fell on a building built on the side of a hill and three workers were trapped. media. He said the construction was private and was done with the permission of the neighboring municipality of Palca, although the area in which it is located is the jurisdiction of La Paz. “Despite all the instructions, notifications and recommendations made by the municipality of La Paz through the competent authority, the work continued,” Palma said.

It can be to save and evacuate one of the trapped workers It was “multiple contusion”, according to Palma. La Paz mayor Iv├ín Arias, firefighters and Municipal Emergency Response Group officials continued to work throughout the night to rescue a second worker “who was struggling between life and death”. Rescue efforts will continue to ensure no one is stranded, according to Palma, and also announced “compensation for damage and impacts on workers” and “technical, administrative and legal action” for the municipality itself. part of the builder.

Landslides and housing collapses continue in La Pazespecially at the beginning of the year when the rainy season is experienced.

Source: Informacion

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