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92 confirmed dead after floods in Germany and Belgium

Jul 16, 2021 08:07 By News Northern Sound
92 confirmed dead after floods in Germany and Belgium 92 confirmed dead after floods in Germany and Belgium
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Dozens of people are still missing following the flooding.

Floods sweeping across western Germany and Belgium have been called a 'catastrophe' by one of the country's leaders, with at least 92 people confirmed dead.

Dozens more are missing, after heavy rain swept away cars and caused homes to collapse.

Soldiers have been deployed, though power outages are hampering rescue efforts.

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Berlin Correspondent with the Irish Times Derek Scally says the rescue effort continued through the night:

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