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Flood death toll in Saudi increases to 116

Three more bodies have been found in Jeddah…

December 7, 2009 4:22 by

Three more bodies have been found in Jeddah since a flash flood hit the city on November 25, increasing the death toll in Saudi to 116, the official news agency SPA said on Monday. Mohammed al-Qarni, a civil defense official in Jeddah told SPA that 47 people are still missing and more than 22,000 people have been displaced by the flood.

He also said that 8,092 homes had been heavily damaged and 7,143 cars had been destroyed in the flood.

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