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Washington mudslide death toll reaches 16

26 March 2014 Last updated at 21:34 GMT

Authorities say they have recovered the bodies of two more people killed in a massive mudslide in the US state of Washington, bringing the total to 16.

The officials said they thought they had located eight more bodies under the mud but were unable to retrieve them.

As many as 176 people remain unaccounted for.

Daniela Relph reports.

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