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8 killed in DPRK floods

07-27-2012 19:16 BJT

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Floods triggered by recent downpours have left 8 people dead and over 16,000 homeless in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

The official KCNA news agency reports the country has been suffering from heavy rains and flooding since the start of the rainy season last Wednesday, when a typhoon hit the country.

More than 650 houses have been destroyed and nearly 4,000 more submerged in the floodwaters. Some 30 public buildings have collapsed and long stretches of roads and dozens of bridges damaged. Farmlands have also been hit, causing substantial crop losses.

Floods triggered by recent downpours have left 8 people dead and over
16,000 homeless in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Floods triggered by recent downpours have left 8 people dead and over
16,000 homeless in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CCTV.com

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