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Seven people missing in Bosnia landslide

SARAJEVO, Feb 11, 2000 -- (Reuters) A family of seven people was missing and seven houses disappeared in a landslide near the central Bosnian town of Zenica on Thursday, Bosnian television reported.

"(Rescuers) are still searching for one family surnamed Mujezinovic," a Bosnian television reporter said from the scene, adding that the seven houses had "disappeared from the face of the earth".

Police officer Nedzad Kurajlic told the television that 10 houses were damaged and another 40 were in danger.

The landslide occurred at around 8:00 p.m. near Zenica in the Mala Broda settlement, Zenica lies some 45 miles (70 kilometers) north-west of the capital, Sarajevo.

The Bosnian army, police, firefighters and civil protection units were at the scene, the television said.




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