Landslide hits South Malaita
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 13 September 2019
“A TEAM consisting of Auki Police officers, the Red Cross and Disaster officers in Malaita has now been alerted following reports of a landslide that destroyed four houses with three people still missing in South Malaita.
“The incident was said to have happened between 12am and 3am early on Thursday at Unimenu area in South Malaita.
“The 3 missing include two young girls and a boy.
“Malaita Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Malaita Province, Superintendent Solomon Sisimia confirmed that his office has received information concerning a landslide disaster at Unimenu in south Malaita.
“He said according to an unconfirmed report received, three people were missing and four houses were badly damaged by the landslide.
“Sisimia said the team is expected to reach the area by today to carry out assessment and reports.”
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