Beni Mellal: mother and three children died as a result of flooding
According to the newspaper Al Massae woman tried to cross a river with her three children, an 8-year-old girl, a 6-year-old boy and an 8-month-old baby. However, they were swept away by the strong current of the rapidly emerging water.
Members of the Royal Gendarmerie and the emergency services quickly came to the scene of the tragedy to the victims. The mother was rescued, but they succumbed shortly after her rescue. The bodies of the girl and the baby were still be retrieved. The body of the boy was found a few hours later on the banks of Oued Laabid, 60 km from the drama.
The four bodies were transported to the morgue of the hospital in Beni Mellal, reports H24info. According to the authorities, this type of floods in the region widespread during periods of intense thunderstorms.