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Lost in the bad news that keeps coming from Washington state, is a handful of good news stories.

Like this one, published by the Washington Post, showing the rescue of a 4 year old boy in the moments after a massive mudslide obliterated his neighbourhood.

(Video courtesy of Washington Post)

Meanwhile, Washington state officials say searchers found 10 more bodies in the debris of a massive landslide, raising the number of people who died in the disaster to 24.

Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief Travis Hots announced the fatalities Tuesday evening after residents from the nearby logging town of Darrington spent the day helping rescue crews scour the muck for any sign of survivors.

The grim discoveries came three days after the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside about 55 miles north of Seattle.

Searchers had warned they were likely to find more bodies in the debris field, which covered a neighbourhood of 49 structures. Authorities believe at least 25 were full-time residences.

There still dozens missing in the disaster.

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Lost in the bad news that keeps coming from Washington state, is a handful of good news stories.

Like this one, published by the Washington Post, showing the rescue of a 4 year old boy in the moments after a massive mudslide obliterated his neighbourhood.

(Video courtesy of Washington Post)

Meanwhile, Washington state officials say searchers found 10 more bodies in the debris of a massive landslide, raising the number of people who died in the disaster to 24.

Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief Travis Hots announced the fatalities Tuesday evening after residents from the nearby logging town of Darrington spent the day helping rescue crews scour the muck for any sign of survivors.

The grim discoveries came three days after the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside about 55 miles north of Seattle.

Searchers had warned they were likely to find more bodies in the debris field, which covered a neighbourhood of 49 structures. Authorities believe at least 25 were full-time residences.

There still dozens missing in the disaster.

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