A deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone has killed at least 200 people including 60 kids after buildings were flattened near the country’s capital today. Storms swept through Freetown, flooding downtown streets and creating mudslides in hilly areas. Sierra Leone’s national TV broadcaster interrupted regular programming to show shocking scenes of people digging through the mud in a desperate bid to find their loved ones. Officials said military personnel have been deployed to help in

the rescue operation currently ongoing. Deputy Information Minister Cornelius Deveaux said officials are still trying to compile precise casualty figures. But the Society 4 Climate Change Communication said one hospital morgue confirmed it had received at least 200 bodies – including 60 kids. And the vice president of the country Victor Foh revealed hundreds were likely dead in the disaster.  READ MORE