Imo state is a place located in the south east of Nigeria with population of 4.8 million people. Owerri the capital city is one of the fastest developing cities in Nigeria.
Tragedy struck the Obinze Community of Imo State on Thursday barely a week after the Correctional Center was attacked and over 1500 prisoners freed.
It was indeed a black Thursday in Obinze community of Imo state as the people of Obinze community are left to mourn their community members who were involved in the tragic incident that occurred yesterday in the community.
A great storm stroke the community, with heavy rainfall Thursday at noon. As a result of this, four lives were allegedly lost and many others injured at the time of the report. Properties worth millions were also destroyed by the wind.
An eye witness told Viewxtra that the wind was like something she have never seen in her life. She said her shop which was made with zink was carried to a different location by the wind and she was so scared of her life thinking that the world has come to an end.
The residents are still trying to locate some of their properties that was taken by the wind.
Here are some of the pictures from the scene: