At least 14 people have been killed and seven others missing following two landslides in Bolivia.

The landslides are said to have been caused by torrential rains on the road linking the capital, La Paz, to the northern town of Caranavi.

President Evo Morales, said on his Twitter account that helicopters are being used to transport 34 wounded people to local hospitals.

He also posted pictures of himself at the scene alongside rescue teams.

Mr.Morales advised people to stay clear off the area, adding that flights would be organised for emergency cases.

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