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Floods in Sudan kill 46

Flash flooding affects 16 of country's 18 states, says health official

Nilay Kar   | 16.08.2019
Floods in Sudan kill 46 A view of a flooded road in Khartoum, Sudan on August 09, 2019. Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 46 people across Sudan in the past two weeks. ( Ömer Erdem - Anadolu Agency )

KHARTOUM

Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 46 people across Sudan in the past two weeks, a health official said Thursday.

Health Ministry Undersecretary Suleiman Abdel Jabbar said the rain and floods have affected 16 of the country’s 18 states.

Some 9,260 homes have been affected, 595 of which have completely collapsed, he added.

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