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Heavy Rains in Southern Indian State Kill 17, Dozens Missing

The Epoch Times

By The Associated Press

November 20, 2021 Updated: November 20, 2021

HYDERABAD, India—At least 17 people have died and dozens are reported missing in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after days of heavy rains, authorities said Saturday.

The state has been hit by intense torrents since Thursday, sparking massive floods in at least five districts.

The death toll rose to 17 late Friday night after three people were killed when a building collapsed, police said. Ten people trapped under the debris were rescued but two are still missing.

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