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Kenya mudslide death toll rises to 12

Written by on April 21, 2020

The death toll from a mudslide in western Kenya has risen to 12, after eight more bodies were recovered.

The mudslide occurred at the border of West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet counties on Saturday night after a heavy downpour.

A search and recovery operation is underway for more than 20 people who have been reported missing.

Mud and downpours in the area have hampered the operation as roads and bridges were swept away by the floods.

The government has urged people to move to higher ground to avert another disaster.

At least 400 households have been affected by the disaster. Still in Foreign News, President Donald Trump has said he will sign an


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