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Casualty Toll in Flooding Stands at 25

The World | IN BRIEF / ALGERIA

August 28, 2002|From Times Wire Reports

The toll of dead and missing in floods caused by unusually heavy rain in eastern Algeria rose to 25 people, many of them children, state-run media said.

The latest reported casualties were five people who died Monday in Souk Ahras, near the Tunisian border and 275 miles east of Algiers, and 11 children swept away by flood waters in Mila, 175 miles east of the capital.

Five people were killed in Tebessa, near Souk Ahras, and four in four other eastern provinces.

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