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Norway landslide: Terrifying video shows house getting destroyed in Gjerdrum

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A quick clay landslide disaster has occurred at Gjerdrum in Norway this morning. Hundreds of people are homeless after a landslide has destroyed an entire living area on the outskirts of Oslo.

According to reports, 10 injured, 20 missing and some 500 people evacuated, several houses buried as a landslide hits Norway’s Gjerdrum village.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg wrote on social media: “It hurts to see how the forces of nature have ravaged Gjerdrum. My thoughts go to everyone affected by the landslide.”

UPDATE: As per the latest reports, the evacuation order in Gjerdrum, Norway will be extended as the area is deemed ‘unsafe’. Per assessments, this will lead to a total of 1500 people having to evacuate.

Full video of a landslide in Gjerdrum, Norway

Several people are injured, and many are missing after the landslide that happened early Wednesday morning. This video (full version of the video embedded above) shows a house crashing on the spot and a helicopter searching the area.

One more video of the natural disaster in Gjerdrum, Norway

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