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See Damages Caused By Heavy Rain In Katsina, 25 Killed

No fewer than 25 persons were reportedly killed, 90 houses destroyed, over 260 livestock confirmed dead, several people declared missing and properties worth millions of naira destroyed, as flood wreak havoc in 10 communities of Jibia Local Government area of Katsina State on Monday morning.

Some of the communities badly affected by the flood are Kwata, Dantudu, Sabuwar, Tukare, Tsohuwar Tukare, Ungwar Mai Kwari.

The downpour, which started around 11pm Sunday and stopped by 1am Monday, caused river channels in the affected villages to overflow their banks resulting in the loss of lives and sweeping away several vehicles, motorcycles and farmlands.

The disaster have rendered thousands homeless.