Flooding damage is the "biggest cataclysm" since 1945 liberation, says KCNA | NK News
June 13, 2024

Flooding damage is the “biggest cataclysm” since 1945 liberation, says KCNA

Flood damage has brought catastrophe to economic development and people's lives: Naenara

North Korea’s recent flooding has claimed several hundred victims including the dead and missing, leaving around 68,900 residents homeless, state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Wednesday.

“The flood damage caused by Typhoon [Lionrock] sweeping the North Hamgyong Province from August 29 to September 2 is the 'biggest cataclysm' since [1945's] Liberation,” KCNA said.

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