At least 179 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide – Red Cross

DAKAR (Reuters) – At least 179 bodies have been brought to the central morgue in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, after a mudslide in the outskirts of the city on Monday morning, the Red Cross said.

The death toll is expected to rise as more bodies are recovered, Red Cross spokesman Abu Bakarr Tarawallie said by telephone.

Reporting by Nellie Peyton; Editing by Tim Cocks

Source: Reuters