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German and Belgian Flood Victims (2021)

by Linnea Crowther

At least 48 people have died in severe flooding in Germany and Belgium. Dozens more are missing.

In western Germany, in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westfalia, at least 42 have died. Another six people have died in the Belgian city of Verviers.

German chancellor Angela Merkel offered a statement, including, “To the many tireless helpers and emergency workers, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

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This is a developing story. For updates and full coverage, visit the BBC.

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