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Sad News As 5 Perish In Bududa Land Slides, Scores Missing

By Keefa Nuwahereza

It is sorrow and grief once again in the Mountains of Elgon after at least five people died and others are sill missing following mudslides that ravaged Bududa and Sironko districts on Wednesday night.

Residents wading through through the mud

Eyewitness reveal that at least 25 homes were affected, 30 People cannot be traced yet and 5 bodies have so far been evacuated from the mud-hit area.

Locals struggling to pass through a flooded pathway

The mudslides affected  two villages of Naposhi and Namasa in Bushika Sub-county, Bududa district. 

Residents have requested government to give a hand in retrieving the missing persons and donating to them relief items.

Several gardens were destroyed by the mudslides

We stand and grieve with our brothers and sisters in Bududa district.

May the soul of the deceased rest in eternal peace.

One Uganda. One People.

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