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Hundreds Feared Dead After Mudslide In Sierra Leone

Hundreds remain unaccounted for after torrential rains near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, caused a mountainside to collapse onto a residential community.
Bystanders look on as floodwaters rage past a damaged building on the outskirts of Freetown on Monday, after mudslides struck near the capital of the west African state of Sierra Leone. / SAIDU BAH / Getty Images

Updated 12:55 a.m. ET Tuesday:

More than 300 people have been killed and hundreds more are still missing after torrential rains on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown caused a mountainside to collapse onto a residential community.

The country's national broadcaster announced late Monday that the death toll had risen above 300, and it's expected to go

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