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UN raises Papua New Guinea landslide death toll estimate to 670

By AFP

May 26, 2024 01:26 PM


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An estimated 670 people are believed to have died after a massive landslide obliterated a village in Papua New Guinea, a UN official told AFP on Sunday.

"There are an estimated 150 plus houses now buried, and it is estimated that 670 people are dead," said Serhan Aktoprak, a UN migration agency official based in Port Moresby.


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