Hundreds killed as floods sweep across Asia

euronews (in English)

Published on Sep 6, 2014

Hundreds of people have died and many more have been displaced by flooding across south and eastern Asia.

In the Kashmir region of India heavy monsoon rains caused flash floods resulting in the deaths of over a hundred people.

Officials said over a hundred villages were affected when rivers swelled to up to two metres above safety levels.

In Pakistan officials said 110 people were killed when flash floods caused homes to collapse in the Punjab and Kashmir regions.

Some of the victims were …

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