Death toll in Burundi's torrential rains rises to 77 - Red Cross

By Reuters | Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:15 PM
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BUJUMBURA, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Torrential rains and landslides have left at least 77 people dead and about 12,000 displaced in Burundi, the Burundi Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Heavy rains on Sunday caused flooding in northern areas of the country, outside the capital, Bujumbura. Some 1,000 houses were destroyed and 84 people injured, said Alexis Manirakiza, spokesman for the Burundi Red Cross.

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