Floods kill 101 in eastern Ethiopia

Floods have killed more than 100 people and destroyed homes in eastern Ethiopia after heavy rains caused a river to overflow, police said on Sunday.

Floods kill 101 in eastern Ethiopia

"Floods from the overflowing Dechatu river hit Dire Dawa town in the middle of Saturday night while residents were sleeping," police inspector Benyam Fikru told Reuters.

"The bodies of 101 residents washed away by the floods have been recovered by a joint police and army rescue operation."


Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16