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Death toll rises after Peru mudslide engulfs village

At least 28 people have been killed in north-eastern Peru after heavy rains sparked a mudslide that engulfed a small village, officials have said.

The mudslide struck the village in the Huanuco region. Many more are still missing.

The deadly mudslide was the second in as many days in Peru. On Thursday, five people were killed in the town of Cancejos.

Dan Collyns reports from Peru.

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