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One Feared Dead as Landslides Hit Mbale District

One person is feared to have died in landslides that have again hit the Eastern district of Mbale.

According to the brief communication by Uganda Red Cross Society on Monday, the landslides are reported in Bufoto parish in the sub-county of Busaano.

The Red Cross said 3 villages have been affected. The affected villages include Shitega, Buwangwa upper and Butsaale.

“One feared dead. An adult yet to be identified,” Red Cross announced.

The Red Cross emergency response team has been dispatched to provide emergency services to the affected communities.

The landslides are believed to have been caused by the heavy downpour that carried on throughout Sunday night.

 

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