Many feared dead in massive landslide

Many feared dead in massive landslide

A massive landslide is feared to have killed many after it struck six remote villages in Papua New Guinea, local officials and aid agencies said. The landslide buried more than 100 homes after it struck at around 03:00 local time Friday (17:00 GMT Thursday) in the highlands of Enga, north of the island nation in the south-west Pacific. It was not More...

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By MDN On Friday, May 24th, 2024
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By MDN On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
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By MDN On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
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By MDN On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
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By MDN On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024
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