3 children dead, 2 missing as flood wreaks havoc in Anambra state

3 children dead, 2 missing as flood wreaks havoc in Anambra state

Three children have died of drowning while two others have gone missing in a devastating flood following three days of downpour that wrecked havoc at Okpoko in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The flood also damaged at least 10 buildings in the area and properties worth over N100 million were lost.

A resident of the area, Mr. Christian Aguchi said yesterday that the two missing kids had not been seen by their parents as their homes were among the buildings that were swept away by the flood, Vanguard reports.

“The three children drowned in the flood when it flowed into their residences. As we speak, two other children have not been seen by their parents. Even now that the rain has subsided, there are still floods flowing on some streets and one wonders where they are coming from. While urging the state.” Mr Aguchi said.

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