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Nigeria floods kill at least 35

07-25-2012 15:06 BJT

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Rescue workers in central Nigeria are continuing to search for survivors in flooding that has killed at least 35 people and destroyed hundreds of homes. A Red Cross spokesman says about 200 homes, have been submerged or destroyed in the downpour in Jos which began Sunday evening.

Officials say the number of dead is expected to rise. Flood waters are receding, but residents say the tragedy is far from over. Families searched their homes for salvageable belongings on Tuesday, while others mourned the loss of loved ones.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: CNTV.CN

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