Flood Kills 12 people in Bauchi State on Tuesday

12 People were killed on Tuesday in Bauchi by a flood that caused disaster in Ganjuwa and Grade local government areas of Bauchi State
the flood in bauchi
the flood in Bauchi 
The Deputy Director, Needs Assessment of the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Musa Ladan, on Tuesday, disclosed that no fewer than 12 persons were killed by flood Bauchi State

Addressing newsmen in Bauchi, Ladan revealed that about four persons lost their lives in Galamakira and Galam Baba communities in Miya District area of Ganjuwa local government, while eight others were killed as a result of the flood in Gulbuk community in Grade local government area of the state.

He further revealed that “The flood killed four children who went out in the rain to wash their bodies. Unfortunately for them on their way home, they stepped on a culvert which caved in and the flood took them away.” The people in the community were able to recover the body of one of the children, while two more bodies were recovered the following day.

 A 65-year-old man, Alhaji Danladi, lost his life after his house collapsed on him due to the magnitude of the wind. His body was also recovered amongst others.

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