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More death and destruction

Arizona had 6 shot to death but how does this stack up.


Flash floods swept through the Australian city of Toowoomba Monday, killing at least eight people, trapping others in cars and leaving some clinging to trees as relentless rains brought more misery to a region battling its worst flooding in decades.

Seventy-two people were said to be missing.

The raging torrent of muddy water picked up cars and tossed them like toys, carried away furniture as it washed through stores and prompted scores of emergency calls as it swamped the city of about 90,000 in Queensland state in the northeast.

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