Four Confirmed Dead, One Missing after Macedonia Floods

World » SOUTHEAST EUROPE | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 15:44
Bulgaria: Four Confirmed Dead, One Missing after Macedonia Floods A local man walks at a landslide and flood-affeceted road as he passes in front of the wreck of a vehicle, near Tetovo, some 50km west of Skopje, Macedonia, August 04, 2015. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Macedonian authorities have confirmed that four people have lost their lives in Monday's floods triggered by stormy weather.

A six-year-old girl has been reported missing, according to Macedonian news agency MIA.

Earlier it was reported that between 5 and 9 people had died.

As many as 11 people have been left injured after the floods hit the northwestern region of Tetovo.

Torrential rains on Monday caused the Pena River to swell and overflow, also damaging infrastructure in the region.

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said on Tuesday morning that "all institutions" are committed to helping Tetovo recover.

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