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Flood Damage in Central Areas of DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, July 12 (KCNA) -- Flooding by downpour and heavy rains has brought damage to the central areas of the DPRK.

According to the results of an initial survey, torrential rain from 14:00 Tuesday and 18:00 Thursday left two persons dead.

120 blocks of dwelling houses were destroyed or submerged in Kangwon Province, 19 in North Hwanghae Province and 15 in South Phyongan Province.

An estimated 760 people were left homeless.

Meanwhile, more than 1,720 hectares of farmland were inundated in South Hamgyong, North Hwanghae and Kangwon provinces.

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