Mass burials held for unidentified Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Mass burials held for unidentified Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Hundreds of bodies have been removed from the mortuary in Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown overnight after devastating mudslides. There is now serious concern that diseases like cholera or typhoid could spread, and so the priority is for burials to take place as soon as possible. Taxis and ambulances arrive at the morgue, with coffins and flowers in the back. The bodies that have been identified will get the dignity of a private funeral service….

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