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Myanmar flooding

Ye Aung Thu, AFP

Posted at Aug 31 2018 04:27 PM

Myanmar flooding

Myanmar soldiers use a boat to help residents cross a flooded area in Swar town of Bago region on Thursday. A large-scale rescue effort marches on into a second day to reach thousands of people stranded in their homes in Central Myanmar after a dam swollen by monsoon rain left the region inundated.