About 700 lifeless in a Papua New Guinea landslide, U.N. estimates | EUROtoday

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About 670 folks — a lot of whom are feared to be youngsters — are assumed lifeless after a landslide deluged a number of villages in Papua New Guinea on Friday, in response to the U.N. International Organization for Migration.

Local officers extrapolated the estimate primarily based on the variety of houses — greater than 150 — that have been buried within the northern Enga province, stated Serhan Aktoprak, the chief of the U.N. migration company’s mission to the Pacific nation north of Australia.