Landslide kills 31 in eastern Uganda

Survivors look at the aftermath as flood waters pass through destroyed homes, after a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mt. Elgon through their village in Bududa district, Uganda October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

KAMPALA (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 […]

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