Somalilandsun-Rescuers have recovered over 300 bodies after Monday’s deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, the country’s tourism minister said Wednesday.
According to a CNN report minister Sidie Tunis told local radio that 297 bodies have been brought to the overwhelmed city morgue at the Connaught Hospital, including those of 105 men, 83 women and 109 children.
A further seven bodies were found at the site on Wednesday morning, raising the death toll to 304 people, Col. Abubakarr Bah, who is leading recovery operations, told CNN.
At the same time Residents say that an unknown number of bodies were found on a beach later Wednesday, but that hasn’t been confirmed by officials. Continue Reading