At least three people were killed as Abuja community was submerged in great flood, gates washes away

At least three persons were killed after a downpour in Trademore Estate, Lugbe District, Abuja as the whole community was submerged in water.

The Director-General of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Abbas Idris confirmed the incident on Monday morning.

Residents of the area, however, insist that there are more fatalities.

Several houses were destroyed and cars were also swept away by the flood following the downpour on Sunday night. There was a place where the big gate of a house was taken away by the flood.

Photo credit: Channels TV.

Fire service and other safety officials from the Abuja administration were at the scene Monday morning to help salvage the situation.

Trademore Estate has been in the news for annual flooding. Last year, one person died in the area after a downpour.

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