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Nghe An: five dead and missing in heavy rains, flooding

Head office of Nghe An province’s Son Ky district People’s Committee Phan Sy Thang said the number of dead and missing people due to prolonged heavy rains, flooding was reported to be 5 in the district, yesterday.

Nghe An: five dead and missing in heavy rains, flooding

Mr. Vu No Denh, Chairman of Ky Son district’s Tay Son commune People’s Committee said aslo local authority is searching for Va A Kia, aged 10, who was missing on August 17 as Kia and his monther were on the way home and hit by landslide. His mother was injured while Kia was missing.

Chairman of Chien Luu commune said the number of missing people caused by floods in the commune was reported to be 2.

Landslides and the flooding occurred after heavy rains hit the northern mountainous communes of Nghe An such as Ky Son, Quy Chau and Quy Hop over the last days.

DUY CUONG-Translated by V.Ha

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