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Just in: 6-year-old boy and mother swept away by flood (photos, video)

Just in: 6-year-old boy and mother swept away by flood (photos, video)

It was a sad day in Benin City, on Monday, July 16, as a 6-year-old boy and his mother fell in the drain at Uselu Guest House by Second Omosogie Street Junction.

This was revealed by a Facebook user identified by Aigbovo John‎. The post noted that the mother was luckily rescued while the six-year-old boy was taken away by the flood.

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A 6-year-old boy and his mother fell in the drain at Uselu Guest House by Second Omosogie Street Junction in Benin city. Photo credit: Facebook, Aigbovo John

Legit.ng previously reported that as flood wreaked havoc in 10 communities of Jibia local government area of Katsina state on Monday morning, July 16, no fewer than 25 persons were reportedly killed while 90 houses were destroyed.

Several people were declared missing, properties worth millions of naira were destroyed and over 260 livestock confirmed dead.

The downpour was said to have started around 11pm on Sunday, July 15, and stopped by 1am on Monday, July 16, This Day reports.

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Some of the communities badly affected by the flood are Kwata, Dantudu, Sabuwar, Tukare, Tsohuwar Tukare, Ungwar Mai Kwari.

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