Thursday

5th May 2016

Ticker

Serbia and Bosnia hit by deadly floods

At least 30 people were killed in Bosnia and Serbia by a flood caused by heavy rainfall over the weekend, with tens of thousands evacuated and Belgrade bracing itself as the Sava river continues to rise. The peak of the flood wave is expected to hit around midweek.

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