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65-yr-old man, teenager rescued from flood in Calabar


Calabar – A 65-year-old man, Mr. Moses Odilichukwu, and a 15-year-old girl were rescued, weekend, as flood swept through their respective homes following a heavy down pour in Calabar, Cross River State.

The rain, which lasted for over four hours, flooded Mr. Odilichukwu’s home on Nelson Mandela Road, Calabar. He was rescued by his neighbours who heard him crying out for help.

On Ebito Street, Calabar South, the 15-year-old girl’s home caved in. She had ran into the house on seeing the surging flood only for the building to collapse on her.

Neighbours searched the debris for over 20 minutes before they found her.

She was unconscious and had to be rushed to the hospital where she was revived.


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