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More than 17 people were killed

Seventeen people were killed, and more than a hundred were missing as a result of heavy rains and floods that hit the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, while the Disaster Authority deployed teams around the state to rescue the stranded.
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Cairo – Sputnik. Today, Saturday, the Indian “NDTV” network reported that 17 people died, and at least 100 others were missing, in the floods that followed heavy rains that hit the state of Andhra Pradesh, explaining that videos showed hundreds of pilgrims in the temple of the city of Tirupati. , trapped between strong floods.
The site indicated that hundreds of citizens in different cities are stuck in the floods at the present time, pointing out that bodies have been recovered from buses that were swept away by the floods, and it is likely that it will not be possible to rescue 12 other people stuck in other buses, which is likely to increase the death toll significantly. .

The floods caused by the rains that did not stop since last Thursday, also caused the destruction of dozens of roads, in addition to railways, traffic lights and private homes of citizens.

Last October, at least 26 people were killed in devastating floods in the southern state of Kerala, where homes were washed away by water.

The forces of the Indian army had participated in the rescue operations, especially with the occurrence of deadly landslides caused by the floods.

In 2018, floods in Kerala killed nearly 400 people and displaced more than a million others.

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