Heavy rains kill nine people in Tanzania
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DAR ES SALAAM, April 16 (Xinhua) -- At least nine people have been killed in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam by heavy rains pounding the city of five million people for three consecutive days, police said on Monday.
Lazaro Mambosasa, the Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, said the nine were killed by flash floods and falling walls.
"The victims include children, women and men and the number might rise as the rains continue pounding the city," he told a news conference after ...