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Wild images: Houses slipping into the sea

The Norwegian city of Alta was on Wednesday afternoon hit by a 40-metre high landslide which, among other things, eight buildings, some caravans, a car and a dog slipped into the fjord. The latter were able to save themselves in the country.

Several of the norwegians had to flee from their homes.

It writes to several Norwegian media, including local Altaposten.

I had just made myself two slices of bread, when I heard that it crackled in the hut, says Jan Egil Bakkeby, who owned one of the homes that was the victim of democratic republic, to the media.

- at First I thought that there was something on the ceiling. But then I saw out of the window, to strømledningerne smoke, says Jan Egil Bakkeby.

the Norwegian fled in great haste, up on a nearby hillside, where he tragically could see his home disappear.

Jan Egili Bakkeby and the wife had the day before received a notice that a landslide could happen. Here, they discovered: a large, deep crack in the earth, says the Norwegian.

on Wednesday afternoon at 15.45 got the police report on the jordskreddet.

According to Norway's Energidirektorat, who have mapped out and secured the area, there is a very small probability that there will be several large mudslides in the Norwegian city of Alta.

Torfinn Halvari, ring-leader of the Finnmark politidistrikt, says to the media that the police have evacuated a home where someone stayed. The house is still there.

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