Sierra Leone mudslide: Death toll still rising – Reports

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By Lorlornyofm August 19, 2017 12:58

Sierra Leone mudslide: Death toll still rising – Reports

Burials are still under way for the victims of a devastating mudslide and flooding which hit the outskirts of Freetown on Monday.

The BBC’s Umaru Fofana has just shared more information about the people who lost their lives.

He reports that 461 bodies have so far been buried, including 147 adult males, 158 adult females and 156 children.

He adds that the search and recovery teams retrieved six bodies on Thursday night, and another body this morning at Aberdeen beach.

Source: bbc.com

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