29 November 2012

Angola: Rains Kill Seven in Kuito City

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Flooding in Angola's capital of Luanda, 2007

Kuito — Seven people died in Kuito city, Central Bie province, following heavy rains hitting the region, says the local administrator, Avis Vieira Agostinho.

He said that deaths occurred in the wards of Cangote, Popular, Engenharia, Ilha, Cambulucuto and Sao João, due to the fall of residences and electric discharges.

Some schools and churches were also destroyed by the rains, adds the administrator.

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