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Another body dug out of Bududa landslide rubble 25 days later

By Vision Reporter

Added 27th December 2019 07:51 PM

According to the Uganda Red Cross, the body of Titus Muyonga, 62, who was the LCI chairman and Community traditional healer, was discovered on Friday evening.

Another body dug out of Bududa landslide rubble 25 days later

Residents at the site where Muyoga's body was being exhumed. Photo by Red Cross

According to the Uganda Red Cross, the body of Titus Muyonga, 62, who was the LCI chairman and Community traditional healer, was discovered on Friday evening.

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Another body has been dug out of the rubble in Hewasalsi village, in Bududa district, 25 days after a landslide left 26 people dead and 10 missing. 
 
According to the Uganda Red Cross, the body of  Titus Muyonga, 62, who was the LCI chairman and Community traditional healer, was discovered on Friday evening.
 
"This body was discovered at around 6:00 pm, about 300m away (north) from where the other 26 bodies were found by the search and rescue team (excavator)," a statement from Red Cross said.
 
"His relative approached the Uganda Red Cross family tracing desk to register him as missing. However, another relative insisted that the late appeared to him in a dream directing him to where the body is. We offered psycho-social support to them. They picked a hoe and the exercise of digging the alleged area kicked off. The body was discovered in the exact place." Ibrahim Ssenyonya, the operations manager - Bududa response, added.

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