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Uganda on alert over reported cracks on Mt. Elgon

Ultimate Media

The government of Uganda has said it is on alert following reports of new cracks on mountain Elgon.

The minister for Disaster Preparedness, Prof. Tarsis Kabwegyere says there is a meeting going on how to handle the matter with different stake holders.

The minister says the ruling National Resistance Movement government has a team that is on ground studying the situation every day.

He however says the on going rains in the district of Butaleja is the cause of the cracks on the ranges which might case more land slides.

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