Mass Burials Continue After Sierra Leone Mudslides

A third of the dead were children.

Family of victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent wait to identify their bodies at Connaught hospital morgue in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Wednesday, Aug. 16 , 2017. Family members lined up in the pouring rain to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that killed more than 300 people. The death toll is expected to rise as search efforts continue, and the risk of further mudslides remains.

By Published on August 17, 2017

This article is available to read at the Associated Press Archive Link here: https://apnews.com/2fcd9b5b3d094e188b37ba8471f32249/Mass-burials-continue-after-Sierra-Leone-mudslides

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