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Japan floods kill 14 in pensioners’ home


Torrential rains have caused extensive flooding in many areas of Japan, more so the west of the country, causing fatalities and major damage to infrastructure.

14 people in a retirement home in a village of the Kumamoto region, died when the building was flooded, with authorities not being able to evacuate in time.

The disaster was caused by the overflowing of a nearby river.

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