Rusizi heavy rains kill two, sweep 50 houses

By IGIHE
On 10 October 2017 at 01:09

Heavy rain storms have caused the collapse of a building that killed a one year old child in Bugarama sector while floods swept and killed a 75-year-old woman from Muganza sector of Rusizi District.

The dead child has been identified as Chance Niyokwizera while the old woman has not been identified. ?Speaking to IGIHE, the executive secretary of Bugarama Sector confirmed the tragedy saying that the violent rains also damaged different properties.

“It rained around 1:30 pm on Monday. Two other people sustained injuries and are hospitalized at Bugarama Islamic Health Center,” he said.

In Muganza sector, a total of 50 houses were destroyed.


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