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Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by God1000(m): 10:15am On May 27

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0c2HQ3MHjAg

Papua New Guinea informed the UN on Monday that more than 2,000 people were buried in a massive landslide that swept over a remote village, according to a copy of the letter obtained by the media.

"The landslide buried more than 2,000 people alive and caused major destruction," the country's national disaster centre told the UN office in the capital Port Moresby.

A once-bustling remote hillside village in Enga province was almost wiped out when a chunk of Mount Mungalo collapsed in the early hours of Friday morning, burying scores of homes and the people sleeping inside them.

The landslide caused "major destruction to buildings, food gardens and caused major impact on the economic lifeline of the country", the disaster office said.

The main highway to Porgera Mine was "completely blocked", it said in the letter, which was received by UN officials on Monday morning.

"The situation remains unstable as the landslip continue to shift slowly, posing ongoing danger to both the rescue teams and survivors alike."

Emergency crews, led by Papua New Guinea's (PNG) defence personnel, were on the ground, but the first excavator only reached the site late on Sunday, according to a UN official.

Social media footage posted by villagers and local media teams showed people scaling rocks, digging with shovels, sticks and their bare hands to find survivors. Women could be heard weeping in the background.

Six bodies have been retrieved so far. The U.N. said the number of possible deaths could change as rescue efforts were expected to continue for days.

PNG media on Monday reported that residents had rescued a couple trapped under rubble after hearing their cries for help.

Johnson and Jacklyn Yandam told local NBC News that they were very grateful and described their rescue as a miracle.

We thank God for saving our lives at that moment. We were certain that we were going to die but the big rocks didn't crush us," Jacklyn said. "It's really hard to explain as we got trapped for nearly eight hours, then got rescued. We believe we were saved for a purpose."

About 1,250 people have been displaced by the landslide, which occurred in PNG's Enga province early Friday. More than 150 houses were buried and about 250 houses abandoned.

"The houses are buried under around eight metres (26.3 ft) of dirt. So there is quite a lot of debris to get through," said CARE's McMahon

https://www.gulftoday.ae/news/2024/05/27/more-than-2000-buried-alive-in-papua-new-guinea-landslide

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Fatbam005: 10:32am On May 27
End time Signs. Mercy Lord

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Gbadugbakun(m): 10:32am On May 27
Nigerian pastors would be like the land slide happened because those people weren't paying their tithes. If they don't start paying it, more landslides would keep on happening. undecided

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by God1000(m): 10:32am On May 27
This is really sad

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by wizelink(m): 10:32am On May 27
This is too much. May God have mercy on this country

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Kusheer(m): 10:33am On May 27
Omor
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by AutoConsult: 10:33am On May 27
This is awful. 2000 be soundimg like 20 these days. The way they keep calling these numbers make them almost unbelievable sometimes.

15,000 plus children are dead in Gaza within just months. Only children o. 15,000. A sight of 50 children dying is unbearable, talk not of 15,000.

Lord have mercy on the departed souls.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by VirtualGem: 10:33am On May 27
Too bad
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by kabeerhabe(m): 10:33am On May 27
hmm
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by wordbank(m): 10:33am On May 27

How do we explain this event?
An act of God or man?

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Enemyofpeace: 10:33am On May 27
This is nothing but man inhumanity to man
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by id4sho(m): 10:33am On May 27
Very bad landslide angry
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by futurerex: 10:35am On May 27
May their soul rest in peace.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by UselessBuharist: 10:35am On May 27
I hope my guy there nor die, we get unfinished business
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Laboll: 10:35am On May 27
R.i.p to them all
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Judolisco(m): 10:36am On May 27
Life can be cruel sometimes..... No be say dis people dey enjoy life before oh

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by MaziObinnaokija: 10:37am On May 27
sad Mercy LORD
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by futurerex: 10:37am On May 27
Gbadugbakun:
Nigerian pastors would be like the land slide happened because those people weren't paying their tithes. If they don't start paying it, more landslides would keep on happening. undecided

Must you guys involve pastors in everything

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Squirrel1(m): 10:37am On May 27
The world isn't funny. These folks are poor, untop of that landslide still kill them.

If u a favoured in life give gratitude. Not the hypocritical social media type o.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by ecomalchemistt(m): 10:38am On May 27
Rest easy
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by JoeEeL(m): 10:38am On May 27
Fatbam005:
End time Signs. Mercy Lord

There is nothing nigerians know more than endtimes.

Get ur head out of that slave book and face reality.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by JoeEeL(m): 10:38am On May 27
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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by JoeEeL(m): 10:39am On May 27
wordbank:

How do we explain this event?
An act of God or man?

Act of nature.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by NaijaGoBetter2: 10:39am On May 27
They are coming to tell you it's a sign of end time as if this is the first time it happening.

"Natural" disaster is natural and it will continue like this unless something is done.

Come to think of number of the people buried alive that's massive may whatever they believed receive their soul.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Cj4charles(m): 10:39am On May 27
If you are still alive, be thankful to whatever you serve
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by thumbsme(f): 10:39am On May 27
Gbadugbakun:
Nigerian pastors would be like the land slide happened because those people weren't paying their tithes. If they don't start paying it, more landslides would keep on happening. undecided
Even if you don't believe many things about Nigerian pastors.
Things like this should at least give you a feeling that somehow, even in spite of all, God still cares about Nigeria

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Skillsnigeria: 10:39am On May 27
Hmmm
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by atobs4real(m): 10:40am On May 27
God!!!! May the Almighty God let the departed soul rest on
Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by Toosure70: 10:40am On May 27
End Is near. Father use me to win souls for you this period .

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by BrutusOj(m): 10:40am On May 27
We ought to be a lucky nation if not for the kind of wicked leaders we consistently put in power. Good arable land for farming, huge mineral deposit every where, good weather and almost zero natural disaster.

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Re: Papua New Guinea Landslide: 2,000 Buried Alive by MaziObinnaokija: 10:40am On May 27
sad Evang CHIMA Righteousness2, nor sound the 🎺 📯 🎺 yet oo sad sad

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