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20 drown in Nigeria

2011-08-28 13:33

Lagos - Flooding that caused a dam to overflow in part of southwestern Nigeria and led to houses being submerged has killed 20 people, an emergency management agency spokesperson said on Sunday.

"Twenty confirmed dead," said Yushau Shuaib of the flooding in the city of Ibadan. "A dam overflowed its boundary ... It's a very serious situation."