Pregnant Woman, 2 Others Drown In Their Sleep In Jos

Two pregnant women have lost their lives in a fatal flood that swept some parts of Zinariya community in Jos.

Flood in Jos
Flood in Jos

It was gathered that the victims who were asleep when the rain-soaked up the foundation of the building and collapsed it caused the victims to drown in the collapsed building.

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The fatal flood, which resulted from several days of downpour, also brought down nine houses.

According to Sani Bello, a relation of the victims

The water washed the bodies of the three deceased away.

“My pregnant elder sister, who was on a visit from Naraguta, a nearby community, was among the people washed away by the flood.

“We have found her body and buried it. There is also a lady with a broken leg who has been taken to the hospital.

“Another victim, one Ibrahim, who is seven years old, also sustained injuries and has been taken to the hospital,” he said.

Some of the victims lost practically everything.


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