Floods kill at least 11 and destroy throusands of homes in Vietnam

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At least 11 people have died and several more are missing in heavy flooding in central Vietnam.

Tens of thousands of homes have been completely submerged by water. Local authorities mobilise army and police to rescue trapped residents in central Vietnam following torrential rain.

The government has ordered local authorities to mobilize the army and police to rescue trapped residents following heavy downpours.

Officials say at least 11 had died in the flooding with some 27,000 homes under water in the region.

The death toll was seven in Quang Binh province. Conditions are however improving. Now safety troops can reach areas which were isolated by flooding. Strangesounds.org

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