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Landslide in Norway Sweeps 8 Buildings Into the Sea
The slide, which ran more than 2,000 feet along the shore and nearly 500 feet inland, was the largest the area had ever seen. A dog was carried out to sea but swam to safety.
A freak landslide in Norway has swept at least eight buildings into the sea, creating substantial damage, prompting a dog rescue, but causing no injuries.
The buildings, mostly cabins used as holiday homes, were pushed into the sea on Wednesday in the slide of quick clay in the Alta municipality in northern Norway — a rare event in the country that was caught on video.