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12 May 2010 [12:40] - Today.Az
One more village of the Sabirabad region of Azerbaijan became trapped under flood waters at early morning today.
The Kur River destroyed a dam in the Ulajali village and the river waters flooded the village immediately after. The villagers were evacuated at night.
Azada village has also been flooded as a result. The village residents were evacuated a week ago due to the flood threat. So, the number of flood-hit village in Sabirabad has reached five. Police and the Ministry of Emergency Situations officers are at the site. Work is underway to restore the dam.