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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:49 - Updated Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:49

Zaire: Rain destroys five houses in Mbanza Kongo

Mbanza Kongo - At least five houses were destroyed as a result of heavy rain that fell on the town of Mbanza Kongo, Zaire province, on Sunday, according to a note from the Civil Protection and Fire Service (SPCB) released to ANGOP, in this city.

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Rain destroys houses in Mbanza Kongo (file)

Photo: Pedro Parente

According to the document, the storm destroyed seven barracks of the Instruction Center of the National Police, located in the village of Nzau-Évua, Nkiende commune.

The rain, accompanied by strong winds, also damaged three classrooms, a health station, a tribune and a ship reserved for the kitchen and the dining room in the said police center.

The city of Mbanza Kongo has a population estimated at 155,174 inhabitants, distributed in five neighborhoods: Sagrada Esperança, Álvaro Buta, Martins Kidito, 11 de Novembro and 4 de Fevereiro.

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