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UGANDA-2NDLD LANDSLIDE - At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Kampala, Oct 12 (AFP) At least 34 people have been killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks barrelling into homes, disaster officials said Friday.
Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which took place on Thursday in the town of Bukalasi in the Bududa district. An unknown number of people were still missing.
"I can confirm 34 people are dead. We have to wait for our assessment to be completed ...

 

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