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Death toll from floods, landslides in Tanzania rises to 23

Death toll from floods, landslides in Tanzania rises to 23

Dar Es Salam, Dec 3 (UNI) The death toll from the floods and subsequent landslides in northern Tanzania caused by overnight torrential rains increased to 23 on Sunday afternoon, according to local officials.
Rescue efforts are underway to assist individuals trapped in the landslides on Hanang hills in the Hanang district of Manyara region, and retrieve bodies trapped in the debris.
Queen Sendiga, commissioner of Manyara region, said Katesh town and the villages of Jorodom, Gendabi, Mogito and Gedan'gonyi as the most severely affected areas.

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