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Floods leave 119 dead, 84,000 homeless in DPRK

2012-08-02 01:14:02 GMT2012-08-02 09:14:02(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

People inspect the flood in Anju in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30.(Xinhua/KCNA)

A flooded field in Anju is shown in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30. (Xinhua/KCNA)

A flooded zone in Anju is shown in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30.(Xinhua/KCNA)

People walk in the floodwater in Anju in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30.(Xinhua/KCNA)

People stand atop a roof to avoid flood in Anju in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30.(Xinhua/KCNA)

Photo released by Korean Central News Agency on July 31, 2012 shows a bridge damaged by flood in Nampo, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Streets, houses and farmland in Nampo were flooded due to the rainstorm on July 29. (Xinhua/KCNA) (Xinhua/KCNA)

A flooded zone in Anju is shown in this picture released by KCNA, the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on July 30.(Xinhua/KCNA)

Floods triggered by downpours have left 119 people dead and more than 84,000 homeless in the DPRK in July, the official KCNA news agency reported.

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