35 Dead After Garbage Landfill Collapse at Koshe,Addis Ababa

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More than 35 reported dead in Addis Ababa, Koshe after a garbage dump collapsed. Koshe which has been used as a garbage dumping site for nearly 50 years was reaching its filling point.According to an official statement from the government communication statement, there has been no clear case behind the cause of the incident.

Most of the victims were women and children, and their house was built around Koshe area despite the risk Koshe imposes mainly for its low price rental houses.

This is not the first time when a garbage slide occurs in the past there have been around three casualties, but no incident occurred with such magnitude. 37 people were also injured and taken for medical treatment to Alert and Zewditu Hospital.

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