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Storm Michael death toll in US rises to 11: Official

AFP  |  Washington 

Hurricane Michael's death toll rose to 11 on Friday as five people were reported killed when remnants of the storm passed through the US state of Virginia, local officials said.

"storm updates as of 7 am [1100 GMT Friday]. 5 confirmed Michael-related fatalities. 520,000 without power. 1,200 closed roads. 5 suspected tornadoes," read a tweet by the Department of Emergency Management.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 17:45 IST