A mudslide devastates the capital of Sierra Leone

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Torrential rains overwhelmed the drainage system in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, creating a devastating flood on August 14th. Water surged through the city, causing mudslides that killed hundreds of people and washed away ramshackle homes. Hundreds more people remain missing. To the plagues of poverty, civil war and Ebola that have ravaged Freetown over the decades, now add mud.

Source: BreakingNews