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TEARS AS STORM HITS BAUCHI

A sand storm and heavy rainfall has left many homes and properties destroyed in some parts of Bauchi state.

About 30 people have been feared dead following heavy windstorm in Bauchi metropolis and environs late Saturday.
Places mostly affected include Tirwun, Tudun Salmanu, Railway and Kandahar.
The subsequent rainfall, which lasted several hours, forced Muslims celebrating Ed-el fitir to retire home for safety.

Shops, domestic animals and businesses were affected in almost all the towns.

In Tirwun suburb, one of the residents said he lost everything to the windstorm while his daughter was critically injured and currently bedridden in hospital. However, several people that suffered injury are currently receiving medical treatment in the hospital.

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