Ethiopia observing 3 days of mourning for landslide victims  as death toll soar to 113 Ethiopia observing 3 days of mourning for landslide victims  as death toll soar to 113
Ethiopians are observing a three-day national mourning period  which started on Wednesday for dozens of people who were killed in a garbage landfill landslide... Ethiopia observing 3 days of mourning for landslide victims  as death toll soar to 113

Ethiopians are observing a three-day national mourning period  which started on Wednesday for dozens of people who were killed in a garbage landfill landslide in Addis Ababa.

The national flag fly at half-mast for three days across the country as well as on Ethiopian-owned ships and Ethiopian embassies and consular offices, in line with the parliament’s declaration on Tuesday.

The Addis Ababa Fire and Emergency Prevention and Rescue Authority,said on Tuesday evening ,the death toll in the late Saturday evening incident, which destroyed 15 houses, was 72 .

However,the  death toll has risen to 113, after several days of searching discovered more bodies .

Ethiopian Communications Minister Negeri Lencho told CNN Wednesday the bodies of 38 males and 75 females had been recovered, many of them children.

 

source;enaghana.com

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