Over 2000 people buried in landslide, PNG tells UN

By Renju Jose and Lewis Jackson
Updated May 27 2024 - 8:00pm, first published 7:56pm
People have used shovels, sticks and their bare hands to find survivors from the PNG landslide. (AP PHOTO)
People have used shovels, sticks and their bare hands to find survivors from the PNG landslide. (AP PHOTO)

Papua New Guinea's massive landslide has buried more than 2000 people, the government says, as treacherous terrain and difficulties transporting aid lowered hopes of finding survivors.

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