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URGENT ¥¥¥ Ten dead in floods in Mauritius: police

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Ten people were killed in floods caused by sudden rains Saturday in Port Louis, the capital of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, the police information centre said.

"152 millimetres of rain were recorded in the country in less than an hour and a half" on Saturday afternoon, a statement from the island's meteorological services said Sunday.

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