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Landslide in Papua New Guinea: death toll could exceed 2,000

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May28,2024

Landslide in Papua – New Guinea: death toll may exceed 2,000 people

Photo: Landslide in the village of Ambali, in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, 27.05. 2024

Landslide that hit the village of Yambali in Papua – More than two thousand people were allegedly buried alive in New Guinea on the night of Friday, May 24, the government of this Pacific country reported.  Associated Press.

The village is located in a troubled area in the interior of the country, complicating search and rescue efforts.

The government estimate of the death toll is about three times higher than the UN estimate.

According to an international organization, 670 people died as a result of the landslide.

At the moment, the remains of only six people have been found.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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