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Eight people dead, as flood from heavy downpour hits Niger state

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The Police Command in Niger says eight persons have died as a result of a heavy downpour in Rafin-Gora village in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.

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

Alhaji Dibal 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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