Six dead in British Caribbean after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma Photograph:( AFP )

AFP London, United Kingdom Sep 09, 2017, 03.38 PM (IST)

Five people were killed in the British Virgin Islands as a result of Hurricane Irma and another died in Anguilla, officials said Saturday as the Caribbean territories braced for another mega storm.

"There have been five confirmed fatalities," said a statement from the government of the BVI, while a police office in Anguilla told AFP by telephone that a man had been crushed by his house.

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Five people were killed in the British Virgin Islands as a result of Hurricane Irma and another died in Anguilla, officials said on Saturday ||The Caribbean territories braced for another mega storm

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