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A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
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I am sure this is what caused the rockslide," Mohamed Gaber, a resident, said.
It is thought the rockslide occurred as the boys walked down an unpaved road by a stream, the police said.
Desert snails in general survive by crawling into deep, cool rockslides that are not filled with soil.
According to details a rockslide hit shanties erected in an empty plot in midnight and it was only after two hours long self efforts that rescue teams reached the spot.
Jay Sutton, Alterra's Vice President of Hydro Power, said "The Toba Montrose facility continues to run at full strength since we completed the rockslide repairs and installed new protective measures last September.
Late on Friday, following the rockslide, a section of the highway from Paphos to Limassol was closed, and remained closed on Monday, while crews attempted to clear it up.
A rockslide that killed two children during a school field trip at a St.
One of the most popular attractions at Niagara Falls has closed earlier than expected after a rockslide forced parks officials to close down the Cave of the Winds.
This week's heavy rain also led to the closure of Batroun's coastal road of Al-Heri Wednesday after a severe rockslide carrying huge tree branches blocked the road.
The seven rams were at the top of a rockslide 1,000 yards above us at the base of a 20-foot-high ledge.
In Eastern Washington, Grant County's public information officer said two people were injured when their cars were struck by a rockslide about two miles north of Soap Lake.
SANAA: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of the Alwaleed bin Talal Foundation, along with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, opened yesterday the housing units for victims of the 2005 rockslide in a village west of Sanaa.