Landslide kills 20 crushes homes in Escazú

In Escazú 20 persons died early today in Calle Lajas, Barrio El Carmen as a result of a landslide provoked by the rainy weather.

The Cruz Roja said that there were 27 homes affected, 12 of them destroyed and that 16 bodies have been recovered. The slide took place at what is know as Cerro Chaparral.

The Judicial Investigating Organization said the dead were eight women, six men and six children.

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