ABUJA Joe Mixon Bengals Jersey , July 10 (Xinhua) -- A somber mood enveloped Suleja town located in a busy suburb in Nigeria's central state of Niger on Monday, following a devastating flood which wreaked havoc in the area on Sunday.
Sorrowful tears and gnashing of teeth freely expressed the feeling of the local residents as they rued the loss of lives and property to the disaster.
"I've lost it all, everything that I labored for," thundered a 61-year-old retired civil servant.
The embittered sexagenarian told Xinhua the house he built after retirement last year, using his life savings Dre Kirkpatrick Bengals Jersey , had collapsed as the flood swept through the area.
"I cannot find my grandchild, too," he said amid tears.
Four lifeless bodies had been recovered since Sunday, according to eyewitnesses. But a local official said only one has been confirmed dead by the local district's emergency office.
More than 10 bodies were still missing as of the time of filing this report, while an injured victim was receiving treatment at a local health facility.
Over 100 houses were engulfed by the flood and a dozen houses were washed away with household effects floating in the water.
The flood affected mostly people who built their houses along the riverbank in the area.
The flood Vontaze Burfict Bengals Jersey , occasioned by torrential rainfall for many hours on Sunday, also swept away a family of eight - including two wives and six children of a local trader, local residents said.
Many residents and traders fled their homes and shops for safety as the flood sacked the entire area.
In an interface with local district officials on Monday, the residents, with streams of tears flowing down their cheeks Carlos Dunlap Bengals Jersey , rued the tragedy that had befallen them. The flood had swallowed up most of their houses.
Ironically, those who counted themselves as "lucky ones" could only gather the remnants of their property.
For most of the victims, there's no hope in sight about where next to go.
Simon Ogbu, a 73-year-old victim of the flood, said his only hope was in the government.
"My entire house and many around me here are totally collapsed. There is nothing we can do.