Deady mudslides in Colombia

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

Rain battered southwestern Colombia on March 31, leading to deadly mudslides in Putumayo province. The town of Mocoa was severely damaged when as a mudslide tore through it. This April 2, 2017 photo shows the extent of the destruction.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

The day after a mudslide hit Mocoa, people walk among the devastation on April 2.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A man pauses from digging in the sludge in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A man and a dog walk down a mud-filled street in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A fireman searches for victims inside a mud-swamped house.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A resident stares at the rubble left by the mudslides.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A man talks on his phone amid the rubble in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

Rescuers search for people among the debris left by mudslides.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

A woman surveys some of the damage in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

Soldiers evacuate one of the injured in Mocoa. Three rivers overflowed and unleashed muddy waves that engulfed homes, cars and bridges.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

Soldiers and civilians search for survivors in Mocoa. Many residents in the area have been reported missing.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

Volunteers and soldiers carry one of the injured in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

People walk through heaps of rubble left by the mudslides in Mocoa.

Photos: Deadly mudslides ravage Colombia

An aerial view shows the devastation Saturday, April 1, after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow in Mocoa, Colombia.

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