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5 bodies found, scores of people injured after PNG landslide: UN office

Sydney, May 26 (UNI) Five bodies have been retrieved, with a number of injuries reported, including at least 20 women and children, after a huge landslide hit a remote region in Papua New Guinea, a spokesperson from United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office in the Pacific island country confirmed to Xinhua on Sunday.
The death toll from the massive landslide was estimated to surpass 670, an official from the International Organization for Migration told media earlier on Sunday.
In the latest update on the impacts of the landslide in Yambeli Ward of the Maip Mulitake LLG area in Enga Province, the spokesperson noted that the total population of the affected ward is 3,895 people as per the 2022 common roll.
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