At least 11 killed in latest floods

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New floods in the central region of Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left another two missing between Sunday and Tuesday, the Central Committee for Storm and Flood Control reported.


The floods have also submerged thousands of houses, triggered landslides and damaged local streets, according to an online report posted by the committee.


In the meantime, rains continue to pound the provinces of Quang Tri, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, and Quang Ngai, it said.


Since last month central Vietnam has been plagued by heavy floods leaving hundreds dead or missing.


Authorities estimated that the resulting property damage amounts to trillions of dong.


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