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    The death toll from Monday's mudslide in the northwestern Colombian town of Salgar has reportedly risen to 92.

    According to the latest information, Monday's landslide in the town of Salgar in northwestern Colombia's Antioquia province has already claimed the lives of 92 people, local medics said.

    Earlier, a funeral service for the first 33 victims of the Salgar landslide was held as many other people still remain unaccounted for.

    The search and rescue operation is under way, with the authorities of the province signaling their desire to rebuild the town that was destroyed by the landslide.

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