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Turkey : Flash Flood : 2006/11/01

GLIDE:  FL-2006-000156-TUR

Duration 2006/11/01
Country or District Turkey
Name Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods caused by torrential rain have killed 21 people across southeast Turkey, most swept away in their vehicles, officials said on Wednesday.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN.com 2006/11/01
Fourteen people died when floods overwhelmed a minibus in Cinar on the road from the region's largest city Diyarbakir as it travelled to a wedding in the neighboring province of Mardin.

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System 2006/10/27
Floods near the Syrian border. 5 dead. 200 houses inundated. Damage to roads and buildings.