Brazil floods kill 13

2014-06-13 07:39
Floods. (Giff Johnson, AFP, file)

Floods. (Giff Johnson, AFP, file)

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Curitiba - The death toll in flooding in southern Brazil rose on Thursday to 13.

More than 500 000 people in 150 cities in the state of Parana were affected by the flooding on the Iguazu River following heavy rain, news website Estadao reported.

The river was swelling to flood levels in southern Paraguay and Argentina. Parana state capital Curitiba, which is to host four group-stage games from Monday in the ongoing Soccer World Cup, has yet to see flooding.
- SAPA
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