Death toll in Flood Disaster in Democratic Republic of Congo Rises to 120
The death toll in the flood and landslide disaster that occurred after heavy rains in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, rose to 120.
Traces of floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are coming to light.
According to the statement made by the Ministry of Interior, the number of people who lost their lives in the flood reached 120. The government declared three days of mourning for the loss of life.
Almost all roads and neighborhoods in the city were flooded, including the N1 highway connecting Kinshasa with the country's port city of Matadi.
In addition, landslides caused extensive damage to homes and roads. It has been learned that approximately 12 million people live in 24 districts affected by the flood in Kinshasa, which has a population of approximately 15 million.