Flood washes up 500 bodies from graves in Borno

Over 500 dead bodies were washed up from their graves in
Jajeri Moslem Cemetery in Maiduguri and Jere Council Area Borno
state capital following a heavy downpour that started from Wednesday
evening till the early hours of Thursday. A 10-year-old, who was buried
two days ago, was also washed up.

Also, over 10,000 residents, were sacked while property worth millions of naira were  destroyed.
The rainfall was said to be the heaviest in the state since the commencement of the rainy season.
Dailypost newspaper reported that areas
which were affected are: Bullumkutu, Ajillari, Jajeri, London Ciki,
Polo, Bolori, Ummarari, Maduganari, Gomari Airport, Gwange and Mary
wards of the metropolis. Most of the residents in these areas had to
stay indoors. Others were seen evacuating their property and laying the
items under the sun and on trees to dry.

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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348061000090 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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