30 dead in floods in Bosnia and Serbia

2014-05-17 22:55
Serbian police officers carry an old woman out of military helicopter during flood evacuation from Obrenovac, some 30km southwest of Belgrade Serbia. (Darko Vojinovic, AP)

Serbian police officers carry an old woman out of military helicopter during flood evacuation from Obrenovac, some 30km southwest of Belgrade Serbia. (Darko Vojinovic, AP)

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Sarajevo - At least 30 people have died in last three days in the worst floods to hit Bosnia and Serbia in a century, officials said on Saturday.

"More than 20 corpses have so far been brought to the city's morgue," the mayor of northern Bosnian town Doboj Obren Petrovic told Bosnia's FTV public broadcaster.

Earlier, the death toll for both Serbia and Bosnia stood at 16, including six in Doboj.

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