Landslide kills 40 in northeast DRC - official

2017-08-17 15:59
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Bunia - A landslide has killed 40 people after sweeping through a fishing village on the banks of Lake Albert in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional official said Thursday.

Part of a mountain engulfed "a fisherman's camp after heavy rains caused a landslide" the deputy governor of Ituri province, Pacifique Keta, told AFP.

He said 40 people were killed in the disaster on Wednesday.

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