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9 killed by flood in Thailand

BANGKOK, Sept. 26 — Nine people were killed by flood while 29 of Thailand's 77 provinces have been hit by flood, the country's Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department revealed on Thursday.

A total of 191 districts of 29 provinces have been hit by flood since Sept. 17, affecting more than two million people in the country.

Moreover, about 6,900 houses, 450,000 acres of farmland, 2,310 roads and 145 bridges were damaged.

The country has been hit by heavy rainfall since last week due to a depression. (PNA/Xinhua)

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