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Hundreds killed by flooding in North Korea

Hundreds killed by flooding in North Korea

Hundreds of people in North Korea are to the life or missing hit during the heaviest floods the country has ever known.

Also, 68.900 people stranded, reports the South Korean news agency Yonhap, on the basis of the North Korean television station KCBS.

The floods ravage the province of North Hamgyong, located in the northeast of the Asian country. Heavy rainfall due to typhoon Lion Rock is the cause. The storm held from 29 August to 2 september house. It would be the worst natural disaster since 1945.

By the floods are over 11,000 buildings destroyed. s of roads and more than threescore bridges were heavily damaged. Also, the area is devoid of electricity and communication lines.

Recovery

The government and local party members during a spoedzitting came together to repair. The army is deployed to fix the damage.

The North Korean state news agency KCNA reports that the whole army and all the inhabitants are employed to work at the herstelcampagne. According to leader Kim Jong-un’s assistance to the victims now the priority in his country.

Floods North Korea

Hundreds of people in North Korea are to the life or missing hit during the heaviest floods the country has ever known.
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Also, 68.900 people stranded.
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By the floods are over 11,000 buildings destroyed.
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s of roads and more than threescore bridges were heavily damaged.
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