(DNO) Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has described as unfortunate a landslide in the village of San Sauveur on Monday that claimed the life of three individuals and injured two others.
Skerrit and other government officials visited that community on Monday when they heard about the tragedy.
He said people there were looking forward to celebrating when the landslide occurred.
According to Skerrit, several persons including the ambulance, fire officials and other members of the community played their part to ensure the roads were cleared and those who needed assistance received it.
He said as Dominica gets set to face the rainy season and the entire nation needs to be vigilant.
“Dominica is prone to landslides and we need to be very careful,” he said
Harrison Stout, 51, Jael Stout, 5, and Flora Stoute, 75, were pulled from the rubble several hours after their home was completely covered by the landslide.