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37 killed and 40 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

The floods and landslides have injured 21 people, inundated over 16,700 houses, damaged more than 39,300 hectares of crops

IANS  |  Hanoi 

Photo: Wikipedia
Photo: Wikipedia

At least 37 people were killed and 40 reported missing in floods and triggered by heavy rains since the past four days in Vietnam, the authorities said on Thursday.

The floods and have injured 21 people, inundated over 16,700 houses, damaged more than 39,300 hectares of crops and killed or swept away nearly 1,200 cattle and roughly 40,000 fowls, the

The victims comprise 11 from Hoa Binh province, eight each from and five from Son La, four from Yen Bai and and one from Hanoi city, reports Xinhua news agency.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 16:57 IST
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