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Floods caused by tropical depression kill 15 in Vietnam

AP  |  Hanoi 

Floods triggered by a tropical in have killed 15 people and left eight others

The storm hit central on Tuesday, bringing heavy rain to the region and to parts of northern

Disaster officials said eight people, including two children, were killed in central Nghe An province.

Provincial officials said Wednesday that three people died and five others were reported in the northern province of Yen Bai.

In Thanh Hoa province, north of Nghe An, two people were killed and three others were Officials said two people died in the northern province of Hoa Binh.

Vietnam is prone to storms and floods which kill hundreds of people each year.

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First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 14:07 IST