Africa Map

African Press Agency

African Press Agency Logo
   

 Home
 Country Profile
 Useful Links
 Contact us

Uganda/LandslideBack
[Published: Friday October 12 2018]

Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people: government official

KAMPALA, 12 Oct. - (ANA)  - At least 31 people were killed when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mt. Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals, a government official told Reuters on Friday.

Martin Owor, Commissioner for Disaster Preparedness and Management, said the landslides tumbled down onto a small town on the mountain’s slopes on Thursday afternoon.

The area, close to the border with Kenya, is prone to landslides and there have been several similar accidents in recent years.  - (ANA) -

AB/ANA/12 October 2018 - - -



 


North South News website

Advertise banner

News icon UK/ISIS
News icon Jordan/Israel
News icon Trump/Kim
News icon UN/Pakistan
News icon Brazil/Venezuela
News icon US/Saudi Arabia
News icon Pope/Cardinals
News icon US/Saudi Arabia
News icon Uganda/Presidency
News icon Egypt/Violence

AFRICAN PRESS AGENCY Copyright © 2005 - 2007