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Flood Kills 9 Year Old Boy In Abia State

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A nine-year-old boy whose name could not be ascertained was reportedly drowned in a drainage located within the Ama Ogbonna Market, Over Rail, Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State.

The incident  occurred during a torrential rain that saw most parts of the commercial city being flooded.

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It was gathered that the incident occurred when the boy came out from his father’s compound to buy something during the rain . The victim fell into the gutter and he was swept away by the flood.

A witness, John Okorie, said that all efforts made to rescue the teenager was unsuccessful, not even when a ladder was brought and divers went inside the gutter but they could not rescue the boy.

‘It was unfortunate that during the process of getting out the slippers of a customer that fell into the gutter  the body of the boy was discovered. The boy’s father was contacted and he collected the remains for the burial.’



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