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Voice of America 5 Jan 2021

Flooding as Storm Leaves at Least 4 Dead in Bolivia

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Intense rains and hail led to flash floods in Sucre, the constitutional capital of Bolivia on Monday, January 4.

Video shows flooding along the Guillermo Loayza, a street close to the Mercado Campesino, the city's largest market.

At least four were killed in the flash flood, police said, which occurred after torrential rain and hail hit the city. Local media reported that the storm lasted about 30 minutes.

(Reuters)


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