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Floods and landslips kill 54, missing 39 in Vietnam

Bdtodays; International: Floods and landslips caused by a tropical depression have killed 54 people in northern and central Vietnam while rescuers were trying to search for another 39 people still missing.

There have also 31 people injured by the storm. More than 30,000 houses drowned and damaged infrastructure, crops and livestock, the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said in a statement Friday.

In  northern Yen Bai province six people have died from the floods says 580 soldiers and police and more than 2,000 residents have been mobilized to search for another 16 still missing in the province.

The tropical depression hit central Vietnam on Tuesday. Another tropical storm, Khanun, is moving to the South China Sea toward Vietnam, according to the national weather forecasters.

Source: AP

Bdtodays/ M, H/ 13 October, 2017

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