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Death toll in SLeone flood disaster reaches 441

The death toll from a mudslide and flooding that struck Sierra Leone's capital Freetown has reached 441, the government said on Saturday. "Four hundred and forty-one corpses (were) buried as at yesterday," the deputy minister of information and communication, Cornelius Deveaux, told AFP, adding that the number of missing was "still being calculated." A tally of deaths, issued on Friday by the Red Cross, stood at more than 400, with around 600 others listed as missing.
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