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6 killed in Madagascar cyclone as thousands displaced

AP  |  Johannesburg 

Authorities in say six people have been killed in a cyclone.

The says Cyclone Ava also displaced more than 13,000 people on the island over the weekend.

A bulletin today says the danger has passed and all cyclone alerts have been lifted.

The island nation was hit hard by a cyclone in March that left at least 50 people dead and damaged the region in the northeast, which produces about half of the world's vanilla.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:11 IST
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