At least 35 people were killed in floods in Nigeria, according to news reports

Heavy rainfall in the central Nigerian state of Plateau caused floods that killed at least 35 people, reports on Monday, Agence France-Presse, with reference to the local branch of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Flooding began after rains led to a blurring of the dam.

"We found the bodies of 35 people who drowned last night. Flooded or destroyed about 200 homes," — said the representative of the Red Cross.

Other details of the incident are not given.

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