Uzbekistan: Heavy flooding kills five in southeast
Floods triggered by torrential rains hit Qashqadaryo region
Heavy flooding has killed five people in Uzbekistan's southeast, country's Emergency Situations Ministry announced Thursday.
The ministry said floods triggered by torrential rains hit Qashqadaryo Region's Chirakchi district.
Relief efforts were underway in the region, it said.
Earlier this week, roads and up to 200 houses were damaged due to flooding in Qashqadaryo's Kitob district.
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