The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

UPDATE 1-Landslide in eastern Uganda destroys homes, killing at least 31

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

(Adds details, official quotes; paragraphs 3-6)
By Elias Biryabarema
KAMPALA, Oct 12 (Reuters) - At least 31 people were killed
when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mt. Elgon in eastern
Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals, a government
official told Reuters on Friday.
Martin Owor, Commissioner for Disaster Preparedness and
Management, said the landslide tumbled onto a small town on the
mountain's slopes on Thursday afternoon.
"Most of the pe ...

 

Subscribe