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Search crews find more mudslide victims

Search crews find more mudslide victims

Photo: KGMI/Ralph Black

KGMI News Reporting, complied with ABC News
By Tracy Ellis

ARLINGTON, Wash. – They’re still searching for signs of life in the Oso mudslide, but rescuers say it’s “very challenging.”

Twenty-four bodies have been found.

Sixteen were recovered by searchers and 8 more have been seen, but not yet pulled from the debris.

County Fire Chief Travis Hots says they have not given up hope for finding survivors.

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Ralph Black with the Bellingham Civil Air Patrol says their planes flew over the slide.

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The number of people unaccounted-for remains at 176.

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