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NAIROBI, Kenya | 6 dead in Kenya overnight flooding with 11 others missing

NAIROBI, Kenya | 6 dead in Kenya overnight flooding with 11 others missing

NAIROBI, Kenya — Six people have drowned in Kenya in overnight flooding and 11 others are missing, local authorities said Friday, the latest of dozens of deaths caused by heavy seasonal rains in recent weeks.

“We are at the scene looking for bodies,” Kajiado County police chief Kipkemboi Rop told The Associated Press after the Kandisi River overflowed its banks on the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi.

The U.N. humanitarian agency in a statement on Thursday said at least 80 people have been killed and 244,000 people displaced from their homes by the heavy rains since March, the majority of them in Tana River, Kilifi and Mandera counties.

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