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Several die in Turkish landslide

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Several die in Turkish landslide


At least 11 people have died after a mudslide engulfed a town in north-eastern Turkey.

Buildings, homes and vehicles have been completely submerged in the town of Gundogdu.

They are still searching for survivors. Three people have been pulled alive but seriously injured from one house. Rescue teams are looking for another two who are still missing.

The region, which borders the Black Sea, is known for its heavy rainfall. Floods and mudslides here are not uncommon.

In less badly-affected places clearing up is already under way.

But this is not easy as roads have been blocked by trees in the wake of the deluge.

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