Still hundreds of people missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone

Still hundreds of people missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone

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Soldiers and volunteers search three days after the devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone are still hundreds of persons who are missing. Certainly four hundred persons perished.

Sure hundreds of people are missing, according to the Red Cross.

Aid agencies warn that the bodies under the ground water resources can contaminate what then can ensure to outbreaks of diseases. Due to the ongoing rainfall in the area, however, it is very difficult for the workers to get their work done.

“The area is not easily accessible, but the army makes up steps,” said colonel Abud Bakarr Bah that the rescue operation near the town of Regent.

Regional construction companies have excavators lent, but many volunteers use home-garden-and-keukenmiddelen to dig, the Red Cross. “We are afraid that we have no survivors found.” Yesterday, there were already no people alive under the mud away removed.


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The government is now preparing himself for to three hundred people on Thursday to be buried. Earlier this week, there was a massive funeral held for 150 people who were killed by the forces of nature.

Families are called to come to the morgue for relatives to identify, but many were not able to in time to come. The authorities were therefore forced to do the bodies to be buried because they are not all well chilled.

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