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09/05/2018 Patel dam failure

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Government embarks on draining two dams adjacent to Patel dam

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What went wrong in Solai dam tragedy?

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PATEL DAM: VISITING SOLAI DAM TRAGEDY

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Eye On Africa: At least 47 dead in Patel dam collapse

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Senate security committee gives report on dam collapse in Solai

The dam burst in the evening, just as many area families were beginning their evening meals. Residents reported hearing a loud bang immediately followed by the rushing of "a sea of water". 70 million litres of water were unleashed, creating a wall of water about 1.5 metres high and 500 metres wide.