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Iran (Islamic Republic Of) : Flood : 2005/07/28

Duration 2005/07/28
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Name Flood
Outline At least 27 people have been killed in floods caused by heavy rains in Golestan Province, northeast Iran, a local official said. Governor Mohammad Omid of Kalaleh town said to the IRNA news agency that rescue teams are searching for missing people and he called for relief aid.
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Isramic Republic News Agency 2005/08/01
The floods, he added, caused blackouts along 30 km out of 60-km-long power network in Golidagh. A local official on Sunday said the floods damaged 50 rural houses.

Reuters 2005/07/31
Floods caused by heavy rain killed 27 people in northeastern Iran on Sunday, state radio reported. It quoted a local governor as saying the people were killed in the village of Galidagh in Golestan province, which borders Turkmenistan on the shores of the Caspian Sea.