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38 dead as floods ravage Turkey's northern coast

The floods in Turkey's Black Sea region forced more than 1,700 people to evacuate, many of whom are now sleeping in student dorms.
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At least 38 people are dead from flash floods and mudslides caused by torrential rain in Turkey’s coastal provinces, authorities said on Friday, following fast-spreading wildfires that wreaked havoc on the country’s south. 

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca tweeted that 32 people have died in northern Turkey's Kastamonu province and six in Sinop province since Wednesday. 

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