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Landslide in Brazil capital spills 4 cars into building site

/ 08:20 AM December 11, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO  – A landslide at a construction site in Brazil’s capital Tuesday tumbled four cars parked on an adjoining road into the excavation for a planned building.

 Landslide in Brazil capital spills 4 cars into building site

Vehicles lay at the bottom of a construction site after they fell in due to a collapse of a road next to it, caused by heavy rains in the center of Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. There were no victims reported. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

The accident occurred just a few miles from Brasilia’s esplanade of government buildings.

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A broken water pipe at the job site prompted the landslide, according to local media reports.

The city also had received heavy rain in the previous hours.

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Authorities said no people were near the point where the soil gave way, and the collapse caused only material damage to the vehicles.

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