August 17, 2017 / 12:54 PM / 2 years ago

Forty killed in landslide in eastern Congo, vice governor says

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Pacifique Keta, the vice governor of Ituri province, said on Thursday.

Seismic and volcanic activity have been responsible for a number of landslides in the region in recent years.

Reporting by Patient Ligodi; Writing by Nellie Peyton, editing by Larry King

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