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Bududa disaster: 40 bodies recovered

President Yoweri Museveni said the Government had dispatched rescue teams to Bududa following the disaster.

Museveni, who was away in London to attend a conference on illegal wildlife trade, tweeted Thursday, urging residents to "co-operate with authorities to mitigate possible further danger".

"I have received the sad news of landslides wreaking havoc in Bududa district, killing a yet-to-specified number of residents. The government has dispatched rescue teams to the affected areas. 

"The government will look at the other options available to stop further occurrences of these disasters. My condolences to those who have lost their dear ones in this catastrophe," the President tweeted.
 

I have received the sad news of landslides wreaking havoc in Bududa District, killing a yet-to-specified number of residents. The government has dispatched rescue teams to the affected areas. I urge residents to cooperate with authorities to mitigate possible further danger.

— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) October 11, 2018

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