Algeria flooding kills three

2015-08-25 17:42


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Algiers - Three people including a teenager have died in flooding as torrential rain swept homes, shops and offices in south-eastern Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday.

Two of the victims, a tailor and a seamstress, were found dead in their workshop, and the 16-year-old is believed to have been killed by a short circuit, a civil defence official said.

Monday's deaths occurred in the south-eastern city of Constantine where the flooding damaged homes, offices and shops and trapped motorists.

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