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Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Penang

Hundreds of houses were flooded, many trees toppled and roads submerged in murky brown water.

Kuala Lumpur

AT LEAST five people have been killed and almost 2,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding on Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the historic state capital under murky brown water.

The army was deployed to provide help after a torrential downpour lasting...

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