April 18, 2017 15:40 IST

Deadly garbage landslide in Sri Lanka

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Members of the military wait until another rescue team recovers a dead victim during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 16, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Sri Lankan crime police officers take pictures of the garbage dump during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 16, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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A man opens a bag next to military officers during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 15, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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A police officer inspects a damaged house for victims during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 15, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Members of the military carry a dead victim during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 15, 2017. Credit: Reuters