• Death toll rises to at least 25 in Kentucky flooding as people in stricken areas remain hard to reach, governor says

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    By Aya Elamroussi, Andy Rose and Ray Sanchez, CNN
    The death toll in flood-stricken parts of eastern Kentucky climbed to at least 25 and will almost certainly “get worse” as first responders work to account for missing residents, the state's governor said Saturday.
    Gov. Andy Beshear said the immediate goal is “to get as many people to safety as possible” following what officials have described as unprecedented flooding in the region.
    Hundreds of people have been rescued by air and water in recent days by National Guard members from Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, as well as by officers...
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