Kisoro mudslides kills 7 year old girl

A seven year old girl who went missing in a heavy downpour on Friday evening in Kisoro district has been found dead in garden of Irish potatoes.

The body of the deceased, a daughter of Fred Mbarubukeye, a resident of Mwanjari-Lulembwe cell, in Nyarusiza Sub County was recovered yesterday morning at around 08:00am. The deceased in accompany of other children had gone to collect firewood in Mwanjari cell, Gitenderi parish, when the heavy downpour suddenly started.

The Police spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly Maate says that the victim was swept off and later killed by massive running mudslides from Muhabuura Mountains.

The heavy down pour that lasted for at least two hours also devastated crop gardens, 56 houses, Kibugu and Ngunda primary schools in Muramba Sub County.

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