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Floods, mudslides kill 3 in Sri Lanka, over 5,000 displaced  

By Editor - Fri Jun 04, 10:11 pm

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Flash floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka triggered by heavy rains have killed at least three people and left two missing, while more than 5,000 are displaced, officials said Saturday. Rains have been pouring in six districts of the Indian Ocean island nation since Thursday night, and many paddy fields and roads have been inundated, blocking traffic. Two people died in floods and one in a mudslide, said Pradeep Kodippili of the government's Disaster Management Center. Ano

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Floods, mudslides kill 3 in Sri Lanka, over 5,000 displaced

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