Tue 30-08-2022 09:37 AM
FREETOWN, 30 August 2022 (WAM) — Torrential rains and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, have killed eight people and displaced more than 800, officials said on Monday, as rain fell. He then warned that more damage could be expected.
A downpour hit the city over the weekend, with landslides hitting the Looking Town area on Sunday.
The landslide killed four men, a woman and a 7-year-old girl, according to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA).
Two men were killed when fences also collapsed around Mount Aureole and Blackhole Road, officials said.
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