Homes flooded, fields and roads damaged as heavy rain hits North Korea

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Reuters

By Josh Smith and Minwoo Park SEOUL (Reuters) – More than 1,100 homes in North Korea were damaged, thousands of people evacuated, and farms and roads washed away after days of heavy rains brought flooding, its state media reported. The reports come as concern grows about damage to crops and the possible impact on food supplies in North Korea, which is cut off from most foreign imports and aid by self-imposed border restrictions aimed at preventing a coronavirus outbreak, as well as by international sanctions. Heavy rain struck several areas on the east coast, including North and South Hamgyong…

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