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4 Dead in Tbilisi Flood

TBILISI, Georgia — Emergency services say at least four people died in a flood in Georgia's capital overnight after torrential rain caused the local river to burst its banks.

The Agency for Emergency Situations said Sunday that a mother and her two children and an elderly woman died in Tbilisi's Ortachala neighborhood after the Kura River burst Saturday night. Officials did not describe the circumstances of their deaths.

According to eyewitnesses, the water in some areas rose to 3 meters and even lifted parked cars.


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