Peru’s flood­ing worst in two decades B

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lima, peru» The in­tense rains, over­flow­ing rivers, mud­slides and flood­ing be­ing ex­pe­ri­enced in the coun­try are the worst seen in in two decades, Peru­vian au­thor­i­ties said Satur­day, af­fect­ing more than half the na­tion as the death toll since the be­gin­ning of the year hits 72.

Prime Min­is­ter Fer­nando Zavala on Satur­day up­dated the num­ber of dead to 72 in com­ments to lo­cal ra­dio sta­tion RPP.

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