At least 36 dead in Uganda landslides as school disappears beneath mud

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Rescuers search for 200 children after lives, homes and livestock are swept away following torrential rains in Bududa district

Landslides have left at least 36 people dead in Uganda with rescue workers warning the death toll will rise.

Hundreds have lost homes and livestock after torrential rains caused the River Suume to burst its banks, triggering landslides that devastated two villages in the mountainous eastern district of Bududa on Thursday afternoon.

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