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Addis Ababa Garbage Landslide Kills Over 48

Dozens still missing after mountain of garbage dump at decades-old landfill site near the capital buries squatters’ makeshift homes.

BY AL JAZEERA

At least 48 people have been killed and dozens are missing after a landslide struck at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital.

The landslide late on Saturday levelled more than 37 makeshift homes of squatters living inside the Koshe landfill on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, said Dagmawit Moges, head of the city’s communications bureau. Continue reading Addis Ababa Garbage Landslide Kills Over 48