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Flooding death toll in Balkans rises to 44: Official

Published on May 18, 2014 9:33 PM

BELGRADE (AFP) - More bodies were recovered from the Serbian town of Obrenovac on Sunday as unprecedented floods swept the region, bringing the overall death toll across the Balkans to 44.

In the town of "Obrenovac alone we recovered 12 corpses," Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said, bringing the toll in Serbia to 16. Bosnia has confirmed 27 dead and Croatia one.