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13 died in Honduras flood

2011-10-18 06:52:06 GMT2011-10-18 14:52:06(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Residents cross a street affected by the floods in Marcovia, Honduras, on Oct. 17, 2011. The southern part of Honduras was declared in the state of emergency by President Porfirio Lobo. According to the Permanent Contingency Commission, the number of fatalities due to rain rose to 13 on Sunday. (Xinhua/Rafael Ochoa)

A man rescues his belongings after his home was affected by floods in Marcovia, Honduras, on Oct. 17, 2011. The southern part of Honduras was declared in the state of emergency by President Porfirio Lobo. According to the Permanent Contingency Commission, the number of fatalities due to rain rose to 13 on Sunday. (Xinhua/Rafael Ochoa)

Officers guard the site of a landslide in Marcovia, Honduras, on Oct. 17, 2011. The southern part of Honduras was declared in the state of emergency by President Porfirio Lobo. According to the Permanent Contingency Commission, the number of fatalities due to rain rose to 13 on Sunday. (Xinhua/Rafael Ochoa)

 The southern part of Honduras was declared in the state of emergency by President Porfirio Lobo. According to the Permanent Contingency Commission, the number of fatalities due to rain rose to 13 on Sunday.

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