Morgues overwhelmed after mud engulfs at least a hundred houses near the capital, Freetown, with 270 bodies recovered so far

The hunt for survivors of a devastating mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital has continued, with 270 bodies recovered so far, according to the mayor of Freetown.

A mass burial will be held later today to free up space in the city’s central morgue, which has been overwhelmed with bodies.

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