Flooding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: 425 dead

The death toll in the flood disaster in the Democratic Republic of the Congo rose to 425.

According to national media reports, the bodies of 31 more people were found after the floods last week in Bushushu and Nyamukubi villages of South Kivu state. Thus, the number of people who lost their lives increased to 425.

Search and rescue efforts continue in the disaster in which many people disappeared.

Heavy rains in the region caused the Chibira River to overflow.

Located in the tropical climate zone, KDC frequently faces natural disasters during the rainy season. (AA)