According to local authorities, at least two thousand people died in the massive landslide

A massive landslide in a remote Papua New Guinea village last week buried more than 2,000 people, officials in the Pacific nation said in a letter to the UN.

“The landslide buried more than 2,000 people alive and caused significant destruction”The country’s national disaster center is based at the UN headquarters in the capital, Port Moresby.

The accident took place from Thursday to Friday around 3 pm. In our province, in the center of the country, surprised residents of a village to find them buried under mud and rubble while they slept. Initially, humanitarian organizations and local authorities feared that between one hundred and three hundred people had died in the disaster.

The world with AFP

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