Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Landslide engulfs bus in Mexico, 12 killed

At least 12 people died and eight others were injured when a landslide engulfed a bus in an eastern Mexican town, Xinhua reported.

Disaster occurred in Altotonga, a town in eastern Veracruz state of Mexico on Monday, the state's civil protection agency said.

Military and civilian rescuers were involved in rescue operation.

Heavy flooding and massive landslides in Mexico caused by Tropical Storm Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid have claimed several lives in recent days.

Hurricane Ingrid is the ninth tropical storm and second hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 17, 2013