BREAKING: 46 Killed, Dozens Injured In BIZARRE Event… Here’s What We Know

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At least 46 people were killed and dozens more hurt in a giant landslide of trash at Ethiopia’s largest garbage dump on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa.

Most of the 46 dead were women and children and that more bodies were expected to be found in the coming hours, head of the city communications bureau Dagmawit Moges said.

It was not immediately clear what caused Saturday night’s collapse at the Koshe Garbage Landfill, which buried several makeshift homes and concrete buildings.

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The landfill has been a dumping ground for the capital’s garbage for more than 50 years.

About 150 people were there when the landslide occurred, resident Assefa Teklemahimanot told The Associated Press. Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said 37 people had been rescued so far and were receiving medical treatment.

Many people at the landfill had been scavenging items to make a living, but others live there because renting homes, largely built of mud and sticks, is relatively inexpensive.

Around 500 waste-pickers are believed to work at the landfill every day, sorting through the debris from the capital’s estimated 4 million residents. City officials say close to 300,000 tons of waste are collected each year from the capital, most of it dumped at the landfill.

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Tragic on so many levels.

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