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5 dead, dozens missing in Uganda landslides – Red Cross

Jun 05, 2019 - 10:06 PM

Around 50 people are believed missing and 150 houses destroyed after the landslides in the foothills of Mount Elgon – an extinct volcano with 5 major peaks

MOUNT ELGON. This file photo shows Uganda's nature with the Mount Elgon national park in the background. Image via Shutterstock

At least 31 dead after Uganda landslide – official

Oct 12, 2018 - 4:01 PM

The disaster took place on Thursday, October 11, and also involved a river bursting its banks in the town of Bukalasi in the Bududa district, sending muddy water coursing through a market