Papua New Guinea landslide buried greater than 2,000, authorities say | EUROtoday

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More than 2,000 persons are estimated to have been buried alive within the landslide that swept a distant village in northern Papua New Guinea on Friday, the Associated Press reported Monday, citing an official from nation’s nationwide catastrophe heart. The determine is a devastating spike to the South Pacific island nation’s presumed loss of life toll, beforehand believed to be about 700.