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Flash floods destroy 6 houses in Khuzama village

Monday, 23 October 2017 12:07
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Dimapur, October 22: Incessant rainfall during the past few days has severely affected Khuzama Village under Jakhama Sub-division, Kohima district as sudden flash flood occurred in the wee hours today.

The flash flood, which is the first of its kind in the history of Khuzama village has completely damaged at least six houses with the families unable to retrieve any property. It also took away livestock and poultry reared by the villagers besides destroying the paddy-fields. Though some physical injuries were caused, no loss of lives have occurred.

Further, the route to TB Hospital, Eden Garden Orphanage and several families of the village remains completely cut off.

Moreover, the main drinking water reservoir of the village was also completely washed in the flash flood.

SDO (Civil) Jakhama, Alemyapang Longchar along with her team officers, Khuzama Village Council and Southern Angami Youth Organisation assessed the damages caused by the flash flood.

However the entire damage caused is yet to be fully ascertained while the village authorities are examining the source of the flash flood. (Page News Service)


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