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Heavy rains displace 1,566 people

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Kuito - At least 1,566 people are homeless since January until the present date, in Bié, due to the fall of their residences, following the heavy rains that hit the region, Angop has learnt.

This was announced on Thursday here by the spokesman of the fire department, Vasco Chioca, who added that 10 people died and three others are injured.

The rains also destroyed two communal administrations, two hospitals, 21 schools, 15 churches, a store house from the agriculture sector and seven shops.