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Over 950,000 affected by floods, death toll rises to 18: DMC

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The death toll in floods and landslides increased to 18 as over 950,000 people were flood hit, officials at the Disaster Management Centre said. Nearly 200,000 people have been forced to vacate their homes. Over 400,000 acres of paddy cultivation has gone under water, according to the Minister of Agrarian Services, S.M.Chandrasena said.

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Written by lankamuslim.com

January 12, 2011 at 9:16 pm

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