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North Korea flood toll increases

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At least 600 people are dead or missing after devastating floods in North Korea this month. One million people have been affected by the downpours, with thousands injured. Some 240,000 houses were totally or partially destroyed, leaving 100,000 people homeless and 900,000 people flood-stricken. The country also suffered severe damage to its infrastructure after landslides and rain left hundreds of miles of roads and railways inundated.
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