Landslide claims two lives in Guadalcanal
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 13 March 2020
“Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have been deployed to Lambi, west Guadalcanal today to investigate a landslide which has reportedly covered eight people following the current bad weather affecting the whole country.
“Initial reports say eight people including children were covered by the landslide when it washed down to the village from a nearby hill yesterday (12 March 2020). Two dead bodies have already been recovered while the others are still missing.
“Acting Commissioner of Police, Mostyn Mangau says, “Our officers arrived at Lambi this morning by a patrol boat and are helping members of the surrounding communities to continue the search for the missing people. More officers are being deployed from Honiara to join in the search.”
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