Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Rainstorm Claims Lives, Destroys Homes and Properties !!!!

Heavy rainfall that occurred on Sunday night, resulted to the death of at least three people and four people missing in Onitsha. Thousand of residents of Onitsha lost their properties and homes.

The three corpse which were found after the downpour where occupant of a Toyota Camry car and they were swept into a large drainage channel, while the four people feared missing where occupant of a tricycle. Speculations raised actually claims that they must have been swept into River Niger.

Places and residents affected where in Silas Works, Bida Road, Woliwo, Creek Road, Nwangene and Housing Estate. It also affected a telecommunication mast that collapsed, telephone cables were destroyed and public power supply cables were scattered around.

About 500 houses and 3000 homes where destroyed and the rainstorms also swept away cars from the neighbourhood.

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