Kenya: Dam bursts after flash floods, at least 44 dead

Soldiers and rescue workers continued rescue operations in Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of Nairobi, on Thursday, one day after the nearby Patel dam burst. Footage from the site shows dead bodies being extracted from the mud, as well as devastated shanty dwellings and uprooted trees. According to a police spokesperson, 44 people died, with that figure expected to rise. More than 2,000... Еще people are said to have been left homeless. The East African nation has been badly affected by heavy rains in early May. 150 people are thought to be dead nationwide, with millions more depending on aid for survival.

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