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Russia's chief investigative body said Sunday the mayor of the town of Krymsk and the head of the Krymsk region received warnings about the coming rain and its possible impact, but...
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Hundreds killed in Russia flooding

Click Here For Video www.youtube.com At least 141 people have died as floodwaters surge through southern Russia's Krasnodar region, state-run media reported Sunday, citing Russia's Interior Ministry. Of those killed, 130 are in the Krymsk district, nine in Gelendzhik district and two in the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, the ministry said, according to Russia's RIA Novosti news agency. The flash floods follow heavy rains since Friday. Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the affected areas, meeting with local officials and surveying damage from the air. The Krymsk district is a mostly rural area with many one-story homes, Russia's state news agency Itar-Tass reported. Devastating India floods leave 95 dead, millions homeless Floodwaters rose 7 meters (23 feet) overnight in Krymsk, the news agency said, flooding homes while most people were still asleep. Others were rescued by police after seeking refuge on roofs and in trees, it said. The death toll has climbed steadily through the day as the waters have gradually subsided, allowing police to find more bodies in flooded buildings in Krymsk. Television footage from the Krasnodar region showed scenes of flooded streets, stranded vehicles and people wading through torrents of knee-deep muddy water outside homes. The state-run Ria Novosti news agency said dozens of passenger trains have been diverted in the region as the water level remains 19 inches above the tracks. Krasnodar also suffered deadly flooding in <b>...</b>
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