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Eight dead from Ukraine dam flooding: Russia

At least five dead, 13 missing after dam breach: Ukraine minister
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Russian-installed authorities in the southern Kherson region on Friday reported more casualties from the flood triggered by the destruction of a key dam and said the water could keep rising for more than a week.

“Unfortunately, there are casualties… Their number has grown to eight people,” the Moscow-installed head of the Kherson region, Vladimir¬†Saldo,¬†said on Telegram, adding that the water, which flooded 22,273 homes in 17 settlements could “keep rising for up to ten days.”

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