BOGOTA, May 25 (AFP) - At least
29 people have died and 67,000 have fled their homes after rainstorms caused
widespread flooding and mudslides across Colombia, rescue workers and government
The rains hit hardest in the Narino department
bordering Ecuador, where floods and mudslides have taken 20 lives since
Saturday, Governor Jesus Romero told AFP Wednesday.
Five people died in the department capital
of Pasto alone, while 15 other people perished in rural areas.
Romero said 11 people have been reported
missing and are presumed to lie buried under mudslides.