Laos: Over 3,000 missing after dam breach causes deadly flooding

Flooding has claimed at least 26 lives and left thousands homeless, in south eastern Laos. Footage from Samakkhixay district, Wednesday, shows residents and soldiers amid the floodwaters. An under-construction hydropower dam collapsed and released around five billion cubic metres of water leading to the inundation of several nearby villages. Several villages were submerged by roof-level... Еще flood waters, and at least 3,000 people are in need of rescue in the Attapeu area following the disaster. Hundreds of people remain missing.

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