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'Wall of water' kills 100 in Nigeria town

People in the town of Ibadan, Nigeria, are surveying the damage after devastating flash flooding caused by heavy rains.

More than a 100 people were killed when high water levels caused a dam to overflow into the town, washing away many homes and damaging bridges.

Nigeria's emergency agency has warned there could be more flooding due to insufficient drainage.

The BBC's Jonah Fisher reports.

  • 03 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa
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