A collapsed mud and thatch-roofed house have killed a 10-year-old girl, Iddrisu Fakhira, at Kinkango, a farming community in the Bunkpurugu/Nakpanduri district of the North East region.
The incident happened after a heavy downpour in the area.
The body of the deceased has since been released to the family and has been buried.
The incident also injured the mother of the deceased, Victoria Lambonbik.
She has since been sent to the Binde health center for treatment.
A statement by the Bunkpurugu/Nakpanduri District Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Thompson M. Laabik, revealed that the incident occurred after four hours of heavy downpour in the area.
He disclosed that the heavy downpour destroyed several houses, farmlands, infrastructure, and some road networks across the Bunkpurugu/Nakpanduri district.
Meanwhile, a team of NADMO officials has been dispatched to the affected communities to assess the situation.