Landslide in Uganda
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Landslide sweeps away homes in eastern Uganda

Rescue efforts are resuming in eastern Uganda where a landslide swept away homes near Mount Elgon, leaving at least 18 dead.

Villages have been engulfed by mud.

The incident occurred in the Baduda district near Mount Elgon, a major tourist attraction, close to the Kenyan Border.

The BBC's East Africa correspondent Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

  • 26 Jun 2012
  • From the section Africa