July 5, 2015
Authorities in Central Nigeria say a flood triggered by heavy rains killed at least 35 people.
Plateau state Red Cross chief Mnasseh Pampe said Monday several other Jos residents remain missing and rescue forces expect the death toll to rise further.
He says the flood waters washed away many homes in the area -- often built with mud -- leaving some 200 residents displaced.
Nigeria is currently experiencing its annual rainy season, which comes with torrential rains that challenge the country's infrastructure, often leading buildings to collapse and people to drown as many build houses in flood plains.
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