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One of those missing after the floods that hit Switzerland has been found dead

The body of one of the people missing after flash floods in northeastern Switzerland has been found today, police said, while operations are continuing to locate two others. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain caused flooding after a landslide occurred in the valley of Mesolcina, an Italian-speaking mountain region in the canton of Grisons. The village of Sorte was among those particularly affected by the bad weather, with many houses and vehicles washed away, with the image of the village looking like a ruined landscape. “In the past few hours we have located a body,” Canton Police Operations Director William Klotter said at a news conference in a nearby village. It is a man, he said, indicating that the body was carried in the water for more than eight kilometers. A fourth person, a woman who had also been reported missing, was “found alive” and is now in hospital, a police spokesman told AFP. Searches continue With the first light of day, search operations began […]
Source: News Beast

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