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Flood Kills 5 People in Hormozgan

TEHRAN, 5 October 2019 (IRCS) – Flash floods killed five people in the southern province of Hormozgan. Red Crescent has distributed emergency supplies among the affected people in the four flood-hit provinces.

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Flood Kills 5 People in Hormozgan

During the past four days (October 1-4), torrential showers and floods have affected parts of the provinces of Sistan and Baluchestan, South Khorasan, Fars and Hormozgan. 22 cities and villages were affected by the floods and inundation, mostly in Sistan and Baluchestan.

Red Crescent relief workers provided assistance to 300 people who were affected by flood and provided emergency sheltering for 137 people.

Following torrential rains, a Peugeot car fell into Sharifi River in Bashagard County in the southern province of Hormozgan on Thursday afternoon, October 3, killing a man, a woman and a kid in the car.

The driver was pulled out of the car alive by Red Crescent relief workers. A kid who went missing after the car fall into the river was found dead on Friday morning, October 4, according to Ali Ama Barantin, managing director of Hormozgan provincial Red Crescent branch.

In another incident, a sedan was trapped in the flood in Minab-Bashagard Artery in Hormozgan Province.

Red Crescent teams pulled out the bodies of two men from the flood.

According to Relief and Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent, the relief teams have distributed tents, blankets, canned food and washing sets among the flood-affected people. Relief operation continues in Sistan and Baluchestan.