Nigeria battles its worst floods in years, killing hundreds

Nigeria battles its worst floods in years, killing hundreds

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More than 300 people have died and 100,000 others have been displaced in the worst floods to hit Nigeria in 10 years, according to the National Emergency Management Agency. Nearly all of the country’s 36 states have been affected and authorities are warning that torrential rains could cause dams to burst, putting more people at risk.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Jigawa State, Nigeria.

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