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December 3, 2022

Death toll from flooding in Brazil surpasses 800

Devastating floods in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state have killed more than 800 people, according to new government figures. State authorities said late Sunday that 809 people were killed after flooding and massive mudslides flattened houses and wiped out entire neighborhoods in hillside towns. The city of Nova Friburgo was the hardest hit, with at least 391 victims, Rio de Janeiro state government said.

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