Sierra Leone calls for evacuation amid threat of more landslides

The government of Sierra Leone has called for the evacuation of 10,000 people living on an unstable hillside in the capital Freetown. It came six days after a landslide in the city left hundreds dead.

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    The government of Sierra Leone has called for the evacuation of 10,000 people living on an unstable hillside in the capital Freetown. It came six days after a landslide in the city left hundreds dead.

    Displaced survivors have been returning to where their homes once stood to search for missing loved ones and retrieve belongings.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Freetown.


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