BUJUMBURA December 11th (ABP) – One child died on Monday and another was fractured after the sheltering house was swept away by a landslide due to heavy rain that fell in Gomvyi village, Kabanda sub-village in Mutambu commune of Bujumbura province (western Burundi), the administrator of that commune, Mr. Gilbert Niyongabo told a check by ABP on Tuesday.

That administrative authority added that the rain that fell in all the villages destroyed several hectares of beans, maize, cassava and banana crops.

The Red Cross at Mutambu confirmed all this information, but added that seven houses have been destroyed. The people do not know where to go and appeal to all benefactors, because they need help with food, clothes and decent housing.

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