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Flood Causes The Death Of Mother And Family In Anambra [Video]



Flood Causes The Death Of Mother And Family In Anambra [Video]

Mourning in Anambra State as a mother and the rest of her family had their lives cut short after a fatal flood in Anambra State.

The family which was counted six in number was said to have drowned in Nzam community in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to a source, the family of six met with their demise when they were heading to safer ground after the flood rushed in on them and drowned them.

A sensory video making rounds on social media captured the moment youths of the community brought out their lifeless bodies in an upland area of the town.

As the bodies were brought up upfront, the community began to wail in tears and another voice could be heard confining the details.

Which kind of thing is this? Six people died because of this water.

“Small boys and girls [of the same family], water carried them in the night. Look at what people are suffering in Nzam, Anambra West. Look at the children who died with their mother.”

Watch the video below;

Confirming the incident and death of family, the Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Anenye Chinyere, said,

The incident happened in Nzam, Anambra West Local Government Area on Thursday.

“It was six people from the same family that died but their bodies have been recovered and taken to their place because they were not indigenes of Anambra State. They were just living there.”

Nzam is one of many communities in Anambra State where flood has displaced many residents and destroyed property worth millions of naira.

Flood has been wreaking havoc in many communities in the state, especially communities in Ogbaru, Anyamelum, Anambra West local government areas, and other parts of the state.