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Czech floods force 2,700 from homes, threaten central Prague

By Reuters | Mon, 3 Jun 2013 08:49 AM
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PRAGUE, June 3 (Reuters) - The worst floods to hit the Czech Republic in a decade forced the evacuation of almost 2,700 people from low-lying areas while the rising water threatened Prague's historic centre, forced school closures and disrupted public transport.

Czech police said at least five people had died in the flooding. Firefighters evacuated homes in western regions and in villages outside the ...

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