August 01, 2017

Flood kills over 23 people in Gombe

According to the Gombe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), over 23 people died and five others are missing in the flood disaster that happened in the state between June and July.

Acting Head of Rescue and Rehabilitation of SEMA, Malam Mohammed Garbay made this known to journalists in Gombe today...

He said apart from those who were killed, 21 houses were also destroyed by the flood, over a hundred houses got flooded and home owners had to evacuate, and that 119 farmlands at Jauro Baba, Jauro Mai and Jauro Saini communities at Kamo Ward in Kaltungo Local Government of the state were also washed away by the flood.
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