Bolivia: Two killed and two missing after deadly floods hit Tiquipaya

At least two people were killed when severe flooding hit Tiquipaya, in the department of Cochabamba, on Friday. Images from Tiquipaya show the full extent of the damage, with residents sifting through all that remains of their homes. Local authorities confirmed that so far two residents of Tiquipaya have been killed, including a 13-year-old boy and a 70-year-old man, and that two women are... Еще still missing. One resident and mother, Sofia Cadima, said that her daughter's life was also taken in the floods: «Just now, we were unable to rescue those two bodies. My daughter was one of them, she worked with amputees and she gave work to [help] many people.» The departments of Beni, Pando, Cochabamba, Tarija and Potosi have all experienced intense periods of rain over the last few days, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency.

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