Saturday, December 1, 2012

More on search for missing Red Cross workers

NewsRoomPanama (google map shows Quebrada Ancha, Colón, the location of this search, on the tranistmian highway between Panama City and Colon)

Missing rescue workers’ truck located

After four days of searching, rescue teams on Thursday November 29, located  the vehicle of two Red Cross workers which was swept away in  a landslide on Sunday.
Work was suspended to stabilize the ground before further heavy equipment is brought in to lift the pickup truckwhich was buried under tons of mud and rocks. Four other men managed to jump clear before the truck was sent plunging down  a steep embankment.
 Local rescue workers were aided by specialists from Colombia, Costa Rica an
The vehicle was lost in in the area of Quebrada AnchaColón

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