Last Updated: Monday, March 9, 2015

Landslide in Sao Paulo, Brazil kills three kids

A landslide in Sao Paulo, Brazil has claimed lives of three kids aged between 7 and 13.

The landslide occurred in Santana do Parnaiba when the three brothers were sleeping with their mother at home, local Fire Brigade said Xinhua News Agency.

The mother and one of the boys were rescued alive by firefighters and sent to Santa Ana Hospital. But the boy died later in the hospital, Xinhua added.

A state of calamity was declared after floods and landslides claimed in Sao Paulo claimed lives of at least 10 people January last year.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 9, 2015