Flooding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: 50 Dead, Hundreds Injured
Heavy rains caused flooding in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Flood and landslide disaster brought life to a standstill.
While heavy rains caused flooding in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the statement of the Kinshasa Police chief revealed the extent of the disaster.
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, surrendered to the torrential rains. Floods and landslides occurred after heavy rains in the city.
There were also disruptions in transportation in Kinshasa, where the roads were submerged. "At least 50 people have died so far. This is not the final figure yet," said Kinshasa Police Chief Sylvano Kasongo.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo or formerly Zaire is a country in Central Africa.
In terms of area, it is the largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, the second largest in Africa and the 11th largest in the world. It is the most populous Francophone country with a population of 105 million. It is also the 4th most populous country in Africa and the 15th in the world.
The capital of the country is Kinshasa.