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Flood kills 50 persons in Jigawa

50 persons have died after flood ravaged communities in Jigawa state, displacing many others.

Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Yusuf Sani Babura who disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital said the flood destroyed thousands of homes.

Alhaji Babura said some of the victims were from Balangu Village where over 230 houses were destroyed and four people dead.

The displaced persons have been accommodated in 11 temporary camps by the state government. 

Reporting by Usman MZ; editing by Muzha Kucha