Balkans suffers worst floods in a century

Five killed and thousands trapped as the worst floods ever recorded sweep Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

    The heaviest rains and floods in more than a century have hit the Balkans.

    At least five people have been killed in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, and thousands more have been forced from their homes. 
     
    A state of emergency has been declared in parts of both countries.
     
    Al Jazeera's Imogen Brennan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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