Landslide Leaves 68 Missing In Tiny Mexican Village

ACAPULCO, Mexico (September 20, 2013)--Hurricane Manuel has degenerated into an area of low pressure after making landfall Thursday in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, but it had a deadly impact.

The storm delivered a couple of punches along Mexico's Pacific coast while Hurricane Ingrid struck the Gulf Coast over the weekend.

In all, at least 97 deaths are tied to the storms, but the total does not include the 68 people missing in the village of La Pintada, which was devastated by a landslide Monday.

Emergency workers in the mountain village of about 800 tried to evacuate the last survivors and dug through the rubble for bodies Thursday.

Several entire families were wiped out by the landslide, which plowed almost directly through the center of La Pintada.


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