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Seven people died in a flood during a religious activity in Venezuela

Seven people died in a flood during a religious activity in Venezuela

Rescue of victims in Tachiras

flood caused by heavy rain at least left Seven die during religious gathering In which about 40 people participated in the state of Tachira, a region in the Venezuelan Andes bordering Colombia.

“At the top of the mountain there was a bountiful waterfall, which produced a barrage that carried a group of people”, indicated this Saturday the governor of Tachira, Freddy Bernal, in statements broadcast on his social network.

“until this moment Seven bodies have been recovered, out of which four have not been identified, search is on for three bodies.”, he reported on the incident recorded on Friday.

It is a “regrettable tragedy” that involves Members of the “Methodist Church” who were in a riverBernal said of the Protestant Christian religious group that gathered in the tourist area to “coexist”.

36 people participated in this activity. The flood came when some people were taking a bath in the river, which suddenly increased its flow, dragging many people.

The search operation, which was made difficult due to the geographical features and low temperature of this mountainous region, continued till late on Saturday to try and recover the other bodies.

Some of the rescued victims had hypothermia, according to rescuers in images circulated on social networks.

According to officials, Venezuela has recorded above-average rainfall in 2022, causing damage in many areas. Government spokespersons attribute the heavy rainfall to the climate phenomenon La Nia.


(with information from AFP)

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