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North Korea: At least 600 dead from floods

SEOUL, South Korea – Floods that swept across North Korea earlier this month killed at least 600 people, double the previously known toll, the country’s official news agency said Saturday.Citing North Korea’s Central Statistics Bureau, the Korean Central News Agency reported at least 600 people were dead or missing and thousands were injured. The report was the first time that North Korea’s media have specified a precise death toll from the disaster.Earlier, international aid groups put the toll at about 300 dead or missing.


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