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Nairobi (AFP) April 22, 2012
One person was killed and six others went missing in Kenya when a flash flood in a gorge at a national park caught a church youth group off guard, rangers said Sunday.
The incident occurred late Saturday in Hell's Gate, a park near the city of Naivasha known for its walking safaris as well as spectacular gorges, volcanic outcrops and geothermal steam.
"One body has been retrieved while search efforts to account for the missing six are ongoing despite the darkness in the gorges," the Kenya Wildlife Service said in a statement.
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Two dead due to heavy rain in Brazil
Rio De Janeiro (AFP) April 6, 2012
At least two people were killed late Friday in Brazil's southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro due to a heavy downpour, which triggered mudslides and interrupted traffic, media reported. The newspaper Folha reported that one person had been found dead in the wreckage of his collapsed house in the community of Teresopolis. Meanwhile, a teenage boy was killed by a mudslide. Traffic on ... read more
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