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Flood Kills 50 Persons In Jigawa State

By Ibrahim Danlami

Report from Dutse, the Jigawa State Capital says, flood has killed 50 persons and displaced many others in the state.

Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Yusuf, disclosed this on Sunday in Dutse while briefing newsmen about the incident.

Yusuf said the flood also destroyed thousands of houses adding that many residents have been forced to take refuge in other places in government buildings.

“11 temporary camps have been opened by the State Government and accommodated many displaced persons.

“Some of the victims are from Balangu village, where no fewer than 237 houses were submerged with four people dead.

“We have so many displaced persons in about 11 temporary camps and Balangu alone has 237 houses destroyed,” he explained.


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