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Natural Disasters in Italy, Turkey

Pyongyang, October 31 (KCNA) -- The flood caused by heavy rain recently hit several regions in Italy.

The flood left 7 persons dead and 10 missing as of October 29.

The supply of electricity and water was suspended, communications cut off and thousands of families evacuated.

The state of emergency was proclaimed in the regions of Liguria and Toscana, seriously afflicted areas of Italy.

In Turkey casualties by strong earthquake occurred on October 23 are growing in number.

As of Oct. 27 death toll increased 534 and wounded more than 2,300, according to the Turkish government.

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