Published On: Tue, Aug 17th, 2021
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Germany: 1 Dead, 1 Missing After Flood Brings Down Bridgeon August 17, 2021 at 1:31 pm

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BERLIN—German authorities said Tuesday rescue teams have recovered the body of a woman who was swept off a bridge by floods in Bavaria, German news agency dpa reported. They are still searching for a second person who was also swept off the bridge by sudden floods in southern Germany the previous day. Eight other people caught up in the flooding were rescued uninjured. Heavy, sudden rains on Monday afternoon had turned the Hammersbach creek in the Valley of Hell near the town of Grainau into floods which tore down a wooden bridge, sweeping down two people into the water, German news agency dpa reported. The other people were caught by the water or cut off from their paths by the flood elsewhere in the steep valley. More than 160 helpers and helicopters were involved in the rescue missions. The body of the woman, who was not identified, was pulled out …

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