Yemen flood sweeps away wedding party, 27 dead
ReutersSANAA -- At least 27 people died and more than 41 were missing after a wedding party was swept away while driving across a valley flooded by monsoon rains in southern Yemen, local officials said on Saturday.
August 18, 2013, 12:14 am TWN
The victims, mostly women and children, were in three vehicles accompanying the bride to her new home across Wadi Nakhla, a valley between Taiz and Ibb provinces, the officials from Shara'ab district said. The bride survived the accident.
Flash floods have killed at least 10 other people in Yemen in the past two days and have swept away crops.