43 dead in Viet­nam from del­uges, mud

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATION & WORLD -

HANOI, Viet­nam — Floods and land­slides caused by a trop­i­cal de­pres­sion have killed at least 43 peo­ple, left 34 miss­ing, and dam­aged homes and crops in north­ern and cen­tral Viet­nam, of­fi­cials said Thurs­day.

The storm in­jured 21 peo­ple and de­stroyed or dam­aged more than 1,000 houses, sub­merged 16,740 other homes and dam­aged in­fra­struc­ture and crops in six cen­tral and north­ern provinces, the Viet­nam Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Author­ity said.

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