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Macedonian Flash Floods Leave At Least 22 Dead, 4 Missing

The Red Cross reported that 22 people were killed, more than 60 people were injured and four were still missing after the floods destroyed hundreds of homes and wiped out electricity

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    Nearly two dozen people were killed and dozens more were injured when torrential rains triggered flash floods in the Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, NBC News reported on Sunday, citing the Red Cross.

    Government spokesman Aleksandar Gjorgiev told The Associated Press a state of emergency had been declared for two weeks in the most affected areas, which included the capital of Skopje, the city of Tetovo and surrounding suburbs.

    The Red Cross reported that 22 people were killed, more than 60 people were injured and four were still missing after the floods destroyed hundreds of homes and wiped out electricity. More than 1,000 people were evacuated from their houses, according to the Red Cross.