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A Moment of Silence to Mark One Week Since Deadly Mudslide

Work crews carrying out the grim task of combing through debris from a landslide that sent a wall of mud cascading over dozens of homes on the outskirts of a rural Washington town came to a standstill briefly on Saturday (March 29) for a moment of silence. The somber moment at 1037 PDT (1737 GMT) was observed exactly one week after the catastrophe, amid uncertainty over the fate of 90 people still listed as missing.

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