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Burst dam causes heavy floods in Bolivia

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Hundreds of People in Bolivia have had to leave their homes after a dam burst causing heavy flooding.

In the small community of Caracoles, 154 miles from the capital city of La Paz, 85 houses were destroyed by water and mudslides.

Authorities have declared a state of emergency and have been helping people leave.

Rain caused the heavy flooding which overflowed a dam used at a mine.

The government have given those affected food, tents and warm bedding.