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Category 5 Hurricane Maria Strikes Dominica, PM Skerrit: Nation is Devastated

September 20, 2017

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hurricane maria 1.jpgHurricane Maria has strengthened to a Category 5 storm | Photo: Reuters

Source:  TeleSUR
September 19 2017

“I am honestly not preoccupied with physical damage at this time, because it is devastating…indeed, mind-boggling”, PM Skerrit told teleSUR.

The Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit told teleSUR that his nation has been devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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roosevelt skerrit 5.jpgSkerrit said initial reports are indicative of “widespread devastation. So far, we have lost all that money can buy and replace”.

But, the prime minister then said that his greatest fear was waking up to the “news of serious physical injury and possible deaths as a result of likely landslides triggered by persistent rains”.

He related that the true extent of the devastation will be revealed when the onslaught of the Category 5 Maria subsides. “Come tomorrow morning we will hit the road, as soon as the all clear is given, in search of the injured and those…

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