Landslide reported at Telthusbakken in Oslo, 20 homes to be evacuated

TelthusbakkenPhoto: Fredrik Varfjell / NTB

A landslide occurred on the north side of Telthusbakken in Oslo. A total of 20 homes will be evacuated.

“The emergency services are on site. The Municipality is also sending out personnel. There is currently no suspicion that anyone has been caught in the landslide,” the Oslo Police District wrote on Twitter.

The landslide has occurred on the slope between the bottom of Telthusbakken and Gamle Aker cemetery.

Twenty homes will be evacuated, operations manager Vidar Pedersen in the Oslo Police District told newspaper VG.

“A caller told us that the wall in his home was partially broken as a result of the landslide,” Pedersen told TV 2.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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