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Mass flooding leaves over 120 people dead in Europe

The Death toll from mass flooding which has caused devastation in Europe has risen to 126.

Germany has been hit worst by the floods, with emergency services continuing to search for missing people.

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“I fear that we will only see the full extent of the disaster in the coming days,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Meanwhile in Belgium, at least 20 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the floods.

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said the floods are the worst the country has ever seen.

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Surrounding nations, such as Luxembourg and the Netherlands, have also been badly affected by the flooding.

Search and rescue operations are continuing across the affected regions.

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