Mud hits village

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The Independent Online
La Salle-en-Beaumont - At least four people were feared dead after a landslide tore through a French Alpine village early yesterday, crushing eight houses and wrecking a church. A wave of mud about 30ft high, 200yds long and 110yds wide struck La Salle-en-Beaumont during the night after an irrigation canal above the village overflowed. Reuter