Tragedy struck in Aba, as a young boy hawking reportedly fell into a gutter and drowned after a heavy downpour.
The boy’s body was reportedly found in a gutter in Amaogbonna, Aba, Abia state.
The boy’s death is blamed on the blocked drainages in Aba that resulted in flooding after a heavy rainfall in the state.
According to a social media user who shared the heartbroken news wrote;
“A young boy was found dead after heavy rains yesterday at Amaogbonna, Aba in Abia State. He was hawking but fell into the gutter and wasn’t seen until someone whose slippers went missing decided to check the gutters. The flood was caused by blocked drainages”