MALI-FLOOD : News Photo

MALI-FLOOD

CORRECTING BYLINE Women and their children take shelter in a school on August 30, 2013 after flash floods in Bamako. At least 23 people have been killed in flash floods caused by torrential rain in the Malian capital Bamako, a government official said today. Thousands were also made homeless as the Niger river burst its banks, destroying around 100 houses in several hours of heavy rain on Wednesday in the city of around two million people, said Alassane Bocoum, the national director of social development. AFP PHOTO / HABIBOU KOUYATE (Photo credit should read HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images)
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CORRECTING BYLINE Women and their children take shelter in a school on August 30, 2013 after flash floods in Bamako. At least 23 people have been killed in flash floods caused by torrential rain in the Malian capital Bamako, a government official said today. Thousands were also made homeless as the Niger river burst its banks, destroying around 100 houses in several hours of heavy rain on Wednesday in the city of around two million people, said Alassane Bocoum, the national director of social development. AFP PHOTO / HABIBOU KOUYATE (Photo credit should read HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images)
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August 30, 2013
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Women and their children take shelter in a school on August 30 2013... News Photo 178661107Adjusting,Bamako,Child,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Flash,Flood,Horizontal,Mali,School,Sheltering,TakingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPCORRECTING BYLINE Women and their children take shelter in a school on August 30, 2013 after flash floods in Bamako. At least 23 people have been killed in flash floods caused by torrential rain in the Malian capital Bamako, a government official said today. Thousands were also made homeless as the Niger river burst its banks, destroying around 100 houses in several hours of heavy rain on Wednesday in the city of around two million people, said Alassane Bocoum, the national director of social development. AFP PHOTO / HABIBOU KOUYATE (Photo credit should read HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images)