Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

Posted In: News Date:Dec 6th, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.

A local official in Mugina commune, Desire Ndagijimana told The Associated Press that

"Many other families, including husbands, wives and children, are still missing. We think they are under their houses' ruins,"