14 dead, 176 missing in 'deadly' mudslide in Washington state

25 March 2014

Washington, Mar. 25 (ANI): Washington state saw a deadly mudslide last Saturday and authorities have reportedly revealed that they still do not know how many people remain missing from the disaster.

At least 14 people have reportedly died in the tragic incident, which occurred in Snohomish County about 55 miles north of Seattle in Washington.

According to the Huffington Post, Snohomish County Emergency Management Director John Pennington said that officials were still working off a potential list of 176 people.

However, Pennington stressed that the authorities believe that the list includes many duplicate names.

Officials have said that they are still short listing names of people who may have lived or worked in the area through multiple reports, the report added. (ANI)