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UPDATE 2-Landslide kills 31 in eastern Uganda

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

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KAMPALA, Oct 12 (Reuters) - At least 31 people were killed
when a floodwaters triggered by a landslide swept debris
through a town in eastern Uganda, destroying homes and burying
livestock, a government official said on Friday.
The landslide, which followed heavy rains, struck Bukalasi,
situated on the slopes of Mount Elgon, on Thursday afternoon.
"Most of the people were caught at the market, the landslide
pushed huge boulders into ...

 

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