2 bodies send landslide toll to 16

8 other dead in Washington state disaster said likely located

Posted: March 26, 2014 at 5:29 a.m.

Workers use heavy equipment to clear debris Tuesday from a highway on the western edge of the mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash.

The search for survivors at the site of a landslide continued Tuesday with the growing fear that rescue workers would find more bodies beneath the several stories of mud, which had the consistency of freshly poured concrete.

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