Dozens likely dead in Mexico mudslide

More than 100 people killed after two tropical storms struck North American country last weekend.

Last Modified: 22 Sep 2013 03:48
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More than 100 people have died in Mexico after two tropical storms struck the North American country last weekend.

Worst hit were the mountainous areas around the resort city of Acapulco, while a mudslide buried more than 60 people in a remote mountain village in La Pintada.

Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from La Pintada.


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