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Floods claim over 120 lives in Europe

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Rescuers were rushing on Friday to help people trapped in their homes in the town of Erftstadt, southwest of Cologne, in Germany. More than 120 people have died in devastatin­g floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said. More than 1,000 people were missing and communicat­ions in some areas were cut. Entire communitie­s lay in ruins after swollen rivers swept through towns and villages in the western German states of North Rhine-westphalia and Rhineland-palatinate, Belgium as well as the Netherland­s.

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