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Mind-boggling reports have it that over 400 people have died in the Sierra Leone mudslide with about 600 others yet to be accounted for in the search operations.
Sierra Leone commenced a week of national mourning on Wednesday as rescue workers stepped up their search for victims of the mudslide that ravaged a town outside of Freetown on Monday morning.
Vice President Victor Foh told Reuters at the scene: “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble.”
Below are more pictures showing some of the devastation left behind by the mudslide: