Severe floods kill dozens in DR Congo


At least 70 bodies have been recovered following severe flooding in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

There are reports that homes have been flattened by flood water and mud slides in two villages – Bushushu and Nyamukubi – in South Kivu province.

The governor there described it as a catastrophe.

In Ituri province, flooding has also destroyed more than 1,000 shelters that had been built for people displaced by war.

In neighbouring Rwanda, at least 130 people have died in floods and landslides in the north and west.


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