One individual is lifeless and others are believed to be lacking after a landslide Monday night time in Alaska.
The Division of Public Security mentioned three houses had been within the path of the landslide that occurred simply earlier than 9 p.m. on the Zimovia Freeway close to Wrangell in southeast Alaska.
“A number of people are believed to have been inside the slide zone when the landslide occurred and are believed to be lacking,” officers mentioned. “Alaska State Troopers are main the search and rescue efforts.”
Authorities are urging folks to keep away from the slide zone attributable to the opportunity of extra landslides, and a few have been requested to evacuate the realm.
Floor searches had been quickly halted so a geologist may assess the slide for security, however aerial searches may proceed, the assertion mentioned.