Sudanese cross a flooded street following heavy rain on August 3, 2014 in the capital Khartoum.AFP PHOTO / EBRAHIM HAMID
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Thousands of houses have been destroyed and several villages submerged after flooding triggered by torrential rainfall killed 100 people across Sudan, officials and an AFP photographer said Sunday.Twenty-five people died in Kasala itself and around 8,000 houses have been destroyed since heavy rains lashed the state two weeks ago, the Sudanese Red Crescent Society said Sunday.There was a similar scene in another Kasala village, Al-Mahmoudab, where all 250 houses and the local school were destroyed. United Nations aid agencies had warned of the flood danger in Sudan between July and November.It said heavy flooding since early June has affected more than 122,000 people and destroyed over 13,000 houses in many parts of the country.
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