TRAGEDY: Rainstorm Kills 3, Damages 60 Houses in Kebbi

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Heavy rain being experienced since Sunday in Birnin Kebbi, Suru and Augie local government areas in Kebbi State has resulted in the death of three people.

The downpour damaged 60 houses and rendered at least 200 people homeless.

Yahaya Chindo, Executive Director at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said two people died in Mungadi in Maiyama local government area while 50 houses collapsed in Augie local government area.

“Our findings in Jega indicate that five houses collapsed and five villages were displaced by erosion.

“In Augie local government area 50 houses collapsed while four villages have been displaced by erosion,” the executive director said.

He said a building also collapsed at Anguwar Sarakuna in Birnin Kebbi local government area, where one person died and seven others were injured.

Chindo said the agency will assist the victims, adding that efforts to sensitize people to the need to vacate areas identified as prone to flooding would be intensified.

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