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70 Killed In Iran Flooding

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Published on April 7, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

70 Killed In Iran Flooding

(CNN)Seventy people have died in flooding in Iran after record rainfalls began saturating parts of the country last month, state-run media reported.

The semi-official Mehr News agency says record rainfalls since March 19 have so far flooded some 1,900 cities and villages across Iran, causing hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to water and agriculture infrastructures.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent said it was helping thousands of people affected by the flooding.

"These floods once again show the level of Iranian regime mismanagement in urban planning and in emergency preparedness.

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