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Police confirm 8 dead in flood in Niger


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Police Command in Niger says eight persons have died  as a result of a downpour in Rafin-Gora village in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.

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The Police Commissioner, Dibal Yakadi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Monday that two bodies of the victims had been recovered.

Mr Yakadi said that the deceased were washed away by flood from the heavy rain which occurred on Monday evening.

He added that the search and rescue operation was ongoing to recover the remaining missing bodies.

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