Two people were killed and hundreds left homeless after heavy rains pounded North Korea over the past three days, state media said on Saturday.
This file photo, released by North Korean Central News Agency on September 10, 2010, shows North Korean farmers working in the fields flooded by torrential rains after a typhoon at Sukchon county in South Pyonan province. Poor weather makes it harder for the communist state to feed its 24-million-strong population as it lacks advanced agricultural technology and infrastructure.
"Flood damage occurred in the central DPRK," (North Korea) the Korean Central News Agency said, citing preliminary tallies compiled as of late Friday.
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