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Hundreds Feared Dead After Mudslide In Sierra Leone

Mon Aug 14 15:03:46 EDT 2017 | OPB
Bystanders look on as floodwaters rage past a damaged building on the outskirts of Freetown on Monday, after mudslides struck near the capital of the west African state of Sierra Leone. AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP/Getty Images Bystanders look on as floodwaters rage past a damaged building on the outskirts of Freetown on Monday, after mudslides struck near the capital of the west African state of Sierra Leone. AFP/Getty Images

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After a night of torrential rain, entire hillsides have collapsed into fast-moving mud in and around Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, on Monday. Speaking to the news agency Agence..
(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day ki..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Torrential rains unleashed widespread mudslides around the capital city of Sierra Leone early on Monday as residents slept, burying many of them in their ..
The desperate dig for survivors was due to resume at first light in Sierra Leone's capital, after mudslides and floods claimed the lives of more than 300 people. Their homes in Fre..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an unt..
Many remained buried in their homes Tuesday after a massive rain-induced landslide tore through a town near Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. At least 300 people were killed and 600..
At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, a spokesman for the president has told the BBC. P..
Photo: Manika Kamara, Associated Press FREETOWN, — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra L..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s government is urging family members to identify their loved ones’ remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed mor..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's government urged family members to come to the capital's overwhelmed mortuary Wednesday to identify their loved ones' remains as the We..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 200 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victim..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital is certain to rise as workers search for an untold number of people buried in their homes. ..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone’s capital is certain to rise as workers search for an untold number of people buried in their ho..
The scale of the devastation from a mudslide in Sierra Leone came into sharper focus as the death toll topped 300 and the government called for urgent international aid to help pre..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed more than 300 people in and around Sierra Leone’s capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victi..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding d..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding d..
Aug. 14 (UPI) -- At least 200 people died in a mudslide in Sierra Leone early Monday, local authorities said. The local Red Cross put the death toll at 18, but Sierra Leone Vice Pr..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do was ..
(Newser) – Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 250 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims trapped in homes ..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed mor..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day kill..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after ..
On Tuesday in Sierra Leone the search for survivors continued. The death toll in the deadly mudslide continues to rise, at 245 and those numbers are expected to grow. Hundreds are ..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 200 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims tra..
Updated 25 minutes ago FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed more than 300 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rain..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone –  The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital is certain to rise as workers search for an untold number of people buried in their h..
Rescuers desperately searched Tuesday for survivors on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital for survivors that might be buried underneath debris, after massive mudslides ki..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an unto..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone –  Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding ..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 200 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims tra..