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At least six dead in Burundi floods


Image result for At least six dead in Burundi floodsAt least six people have died in Burundi in a night of torrential rain and flooding that triggered landslides and caused widespread damage in the northwestern town of Mabayi.

Authorities say the landslide smothered several houses, and rescuers found five victims” adding that search efforts are still ongoing.

Flooding in a suburb of the capital Bujumbura also left one person dead.

Witnesses in Bujumbura said the storm occurred on Thursday evening, causing significant property damage.

The Carama, Buterere and Kinama districts of the capital are still flooded.


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