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18 killed in Colombia rains

world Updated: May 26, 2010 08:17 IST
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Heavy rains in Colombia have left at least 18 people dead and some 84,200 affected in the past weekend, the National Emergency System said.

The downpour caused floodings, landslides and storms in 134 municipalities, Xinhua reported.

According to the emergency department, 87 people were injured, five missing and more than 15,000 house were damaged.

More heavy rains are expected to hit the central and south of the country, accompanied by thunder storms.