Eighty people bitten by venomous snakes and scorpions following storm and floods

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Eighty people were bitten by poisonous snakes and scorpions following the floods in Aswan.

Torrential downpours disrupted their environment causing the venomous creatures to surface and attack residents.

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the city of Aswan saw its heavens open and the downpours also caused five houses built of mud bricks get washed away.

Trees and lighting poles fell which led to the power outage in the city also affecting the local hospital's productivity due to the lack of electricity.

Those who are being treated for the venomous attacks weren't able to receive the care that they need because of the storms.

Major General Hazem Ezzat, Secretary-General of the governorate, Aswan is following up on the suction and sweeping of water from streets and residential areas according to local reports. by Anahwa news.

The news site reported: "With the raising of trees that It fell due to the force of the wind, in addition to the repair of lighting poles and electric antennas, which is parallel to the provision of quantities of vaccines in hospitals and health units to deal with cases infected with bites of scorpions and snakes.

"Aswan Governor appealed to citizens to abide by their homes and avoid the locations of trees and electric antennas, in addition to the importance of the commitment of drivers of various vehicles and cars to stop moving and calm down to reduce traffic accidents and to preserve the lives and safety of citizens.

"There is continuous communication through the main operating room with the sub-operating rooms in the units. The local authorities and other authorities to follow up on the situation, which have been notified so far of any accident."

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