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'Sea of water' after dam bursts in Kenya

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya's Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a "sea of water" that careened down a hillside and smashed into two villages, killing at least 47 people.



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A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya's Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a "sea of water"...more

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya's Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a "sea of water" that careened down a hillside and smashed into two villages, killing at least 47 people. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Footprints are seen on wet ground as volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Footprints are seen on wet ground as volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Footprints are seen on wet ground as volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Children walk in muddy waters after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Children walk in muddy waters after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Children walk in muddy waters after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Survivors sit outside their destroyed house after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors sit outside their destroyed house after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors sit outside their destroyed house after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A military officer assesses a damaged car after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A military officer assesses a damaged car after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A military officer assesses a damaged car after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A Kenya Red Cross worker and a military officer are seen near the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A Kenya Red Cross worker and a military officer are seen near the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A Kenya Red Cross worker and a military officer are seen near the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A woman carries her child as she walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A woman carries her child as she walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A woman carries her child as she walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Survivors watch as rescuers secure the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors watch as rescuers secure the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors watch as rescuers secure the dead body of a woman, recovered after a dam burst which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Military men and volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Military men and volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Military men and volunteers arrive for a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A child walks in his house, which was partly destroyed by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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A military helicopter is seen during a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A military helicopter is seen during a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A military helicopter is seen during a recovery mission after a dam burst, which unleashed water at nearby homes, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Survivors are seen outside their house which was partly destroyed by water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors are seen outside their house which was partly destroyed by water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Survivors are seen outside their house which was partly destroyed by water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An aerial view of rescue efforts near destroyed houses by flooding water after a dam burst, in Solio town near Nakuru. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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