Military personnel have been deployed to help in the rescue operation currently ongoing
In this image, mud and water flow in Freetown Sierra Leone Monday Aug. 14, 2017. photo: Society 4 Climate Change Communication via AP, image: Society 4 Climate Change Communication, via AP
14 of August 2017 12:11:19
FREETOWN – Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital.Bodies were spread out on the floor of a morgue, Sinneh Kamara, a coroner technician at the Connaught Hospital mortuary, told the national broadcaster."The capacity at the mortuary is too small for the corpses," he told the Sierra Leone National Broadcasting Corp.