Flood claims man in Anambra market

Flood claims man in Anambra market

A middle-aged man was on Tuesday swept way by flood at the Oye market in Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The body of the victim whose identity is yet to be ascertained was yet to be found as at time of filing the report on Wednesday.

The incident is coming barely four days after the deluge, occasioned by heavy rain, claimed two children in different locations at Nkwele Awka, in the Awka South Local Government of Anambra State.

A source who described the deceased as huge, said he mistakenly stepped into a drainage at the front of the market during a downpour and was carried away by the flood.

”The Man was swept away by flood at Nimo market; the body is yet to be seen.

“It happened when it was raining in the area. The man unknowingly stepped inside the drainage at the market and the flood carried him way.

“So far, no news about the man. Nobody had given the identity of the man. Those who where around when the incident happened said they didn’t know the man; and no news about where he is,” the source added.

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