Nine killed in Guatemala landslide

Guatemala City, Oct 3 (IANS) At least nine people were dead and 600 missing in a landslide that buried more than 100 homes in Guatemala, emergency services said late Friday.

Hundreds of rescue workers dug through sludge and rocks to spot survivors of the landslide which occurred Thursday night following heavy rains in the Santa Catarina Pinula town, 15 km from here, Xinhua news agency reported citing daily newspaper Prensa Libre.

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