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At Least 17 Killed in Mozambique Capital as Pile of Garbage Collapses

At least 17 people died and several others were injured in Mozambique's capital early on Monday when a 15-metre pile of garbage collapsed due to heavy rain and buried seven houses, officials said. The collapse happened at around 3 a.m. (0100 GMT) in the impoverished Hulene neighborhood, which is around 10 km (6 miles) from the center of Maputo. The houses were built illegally and authorities had previously asked the residents to leave, officials said. "Up to now 17 dead bodies...

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