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Deadly garbage landslide in Sri Lanka

A man removes wooden door at his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man removes wooden door at his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man removes wooden door at his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A man carries his belongings from his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man carries his belongings from his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man carries his belongings from his damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A police officer inspects a damaged house for victims during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo. 


REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A police officer inspects a damaged house for victims during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A police officer inspects a damaged house for victims during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Members of the military wait until another rescue team recovers a dead victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military wait until another rescue team recovers a dead victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military wait until another rescue team recovers a dead victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Family members of victims react during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Family members of victims react during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Family members of victims react during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A man opens a bag next to military officers after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man opens a bag next to military officers after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man opens a bag next to military officers after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lankan crime police officers take pictures of the garbage dump. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lankan crime police officers take pictures of the garbage dump. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lankan crime police officers take pictures of the garbage dump. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Members of the military carry a victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military carry a victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military carry a victim. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A white flag is seen on top of the garbage dump during a rescue mission. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A white flag is seen on top of the garbage dump during a rescue mission. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A white flag is seen on top of the garbage dump during a rescue mission. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A photograph of a baby is seen on a cracked wall in a damaged house. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A photograph of a baby is seen on a cracked wall in a damaged house. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A photograph of a baby is seen on a cracked wall in a damaged house. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A damaged house after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Members of the military work during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military work during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the military work during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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People walk past damaged houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

People walk past damaged houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

People walk past damaged houses. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A member of the military inspects a damaged house. 

REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A member of the military inspects a damaged house. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A member of the military inspects a damaged house. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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