Landslide at Dump Kills 113+

As reported by Reuters news agency today, three days of mourning has been declared by the Ethiopian government for a landslide that occurred at their Reppi dump Saturday evening. Dagmawit Moges, a spokeswoman for the city of Addis Ababa where the dump is located said, “The total number of dead has reached 113, of which 38 are male and 75 are female”. Hundreds of people live at the dump where they scavenge for food and things to sell. A resident at the dump says up to 80 more people are missing according to the AP report.

AP report found here: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-accident-idUSKBN16M0V9?il=0

 

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