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4 dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods
Oman Observer ^
| 29 January 2013
Posted on 01/28/2013 11:36:06 AM PST by BlackVeil
BRISBANE, Australia - Helicopters plucked dozens of stranded Australians to safety in dramatic rooftop rescues Monday as severe floods swept the northeast, killing four people and inundating thousands of homes. ... Queensland Premier Campbell Newman announced that an acute emergency was unfolding in Bundaberg ...
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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: australia; floods; queensland
These destructive floods have been building up for a week, and struck hard on the national holiday, Australia Day. The people of QLD are still fighting back, helping each other, and coping as best they can. But there are fears of more deaths.
posted on 01/28/2013 11:36:23 AM PST
posted on 01/28/2013 11:48:28 AM PST
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