Sierra Leone: Over 600 Missing in Freetown Following Landslide

HeadlineAug 16, 2017

Sierra Leone’s president is appealing for international aid as the number of people reported missing from Monday’s landslide in the capital Freetown rose past 600. Meteorologists say the area has seen nearly 20 inches more rain than average over the past month.

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