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Heavy rains death toll reaches 18 in Beheira

The body of a 65-year-old woman was retrieved in Wadi Al-Natroun having drowned, while at least seven others lost their lives in weather-related electrocution acccidents

Ahram Online , Saturday 7 Nov 2015
A Beheira village after the heavy rains (Photo:Ahram Arabic website)
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The death toll of heavy rains in Beheira governorate increased to 18 Saturday, Al-Ahram Arabic News website reported.

The body of a 65-year-old woman was retrieved in Wadi Al-Natroun after having drowned related to the heavy rains. 

A 51-year-old man and 10-year-old boy were also killed after being electrocuted in a weather-related accident. 

Since the start of heavy rains Wednesday, Beheira governorate in Lower Egypt saw the worst share of victims, with a death toll reaching 18.

Not less than 11 people were drowned after floods swamped a village in Wadi Al-Natroun. Some seven others were electrocuted in weather-related accidents.

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